The Covid-19 emergency will likely exacerbate many longstanding vulnerabilities that Russia has been facing for years: excessive dependence on energy exports, clashes with the West, demographic problems, and a constant foreign policy overreach.
Table of Contents
Introduction, Paolo Magri
1. Russia First? The New Constitution's Impact on Domestic and Foreign Policy, Elena Alekseenkova
3. Branding the Country and Its Leader: Soft Power Made in Russia, Eleonora Tafuro Ambrosetti
5. Arab Public Opinion: The View on Russia’s Foreign Policy, Wolfgang Mühlberger
6. Russia in Latin America: Beyond Economic Opportunities, Alexandra G. Koval, Vladimir Rouvinski