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Russian COVID-19 response leaves much to be desired

16th April 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Yerevan


The COVID-19 pandemic is a phenomenon that is actively changing politics, economics and society on a global scale.

Russia is not yet among the worst-affected countries, but current trends indicate that a steep rise in cases is very likely in the near future despite the measures taken to date.  

It is clear that Russia is not yet at the peak of its infection rate. By 16 April (the fifth consecutive day with a record increase), there were 27,938 reported cases of coronavirus in the country and 232 deaths.

In this context, the impact of COVID-19 on the Russian Armed

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Leonid Nersisyan


Leonid Nersisyan

Leonid Nersisyan is a defence analyst and research fellow at APRI Armenia. He is a …

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