The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed limitations and weaknesses in nearly all countries around the world, with the region of Eastern Europe being no exception. The latest issue of New Eastern Europe brings to our readers some of the untold stories on how countries of our region are managing (or not) the consequences of the coronavirus. These consequences include: political, economic and social.
Table of Contents
Juggling a Pandemic. Managing (or not) COVID-19 and its consequences
The election that changed Belarus
Coronavirus pandemic seriously challenges Russian economy
Russian digital authoritarianism at the time of COVID-19
The pandemic’s toll on Lviv
Hardly a Georgian dream. Confronting COVID-19 in the midst of an election year
The cost of saving Europe’s asparagus harvest
Even before the pandemic, we have been living in isolation
Will China’s facemask diplomacy pay off?
Picking strawberries in a pandemic
Magdalena Chodownik and Omar Marques
Opinion and Analysis
The art of constitutional seduction. The 2020 case of Russia
A triumphant referendum?
In Church we trust. The case of the Moldovan Orthodox Church
Dirigisme 2.0. The way to go for the region?
Michael Richter and Jakub A. Bartoszewski
Beyond 2020. What’s next for the Eastern Partnership.
The Eastern Partnership. Between fundamentals and integration
Katarina Mathernova and Kataryna Wolczuk
Zelenskyy’s Ukraine and the Eastern Partnership
Hanna Bazhenova and Tomasz Stępniewski
Georgia and the EU need to stay focused on integration
A reality check for Moldova-EU relations
Failed Expectations? Belarus and the Eastern Partnership
EU-Armenia co-operation at a crossroads
Eastern Partnership and Azerbaijan. Balancing values and interests
Memory should be directed at the future.
An interview with Ihor Poshyvailo
Art, Culture and Society
How an absurd legal case turned into a fight for the future of Russian theatre
Armenia’s track record on criminalising domestic violence
History and Memory
The challenge of commemoration. Cases from Poland and Germany
Husband, father, war criminal. Chasing the memory of a Nazi fugitive across Europe
Save us all from the liberty, Emperor!
Addressing politics and stereotypes through theatre (during a pandemic)
Kamil Jarończyk and Nataliya Parshchyk