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Why Aren't Russians Getting Vaccinated?

A COVID-19 shot has been available for months, yet vaccination rates remain low

Global Health's Reckoning with Realpolitik

Geopolitics, global health, and foreign policy

Governance

Spare the Vote, Spoil the Virus?

Health security measures taken for elections by country

Trade

Vaccine Dreams and Russian Reality

Putin's gamble on an untested cure has high stakes—it could pay off if it actually works but will cost lives if it fails

Governance

Coronavirus in Ukraine

In heat of pandemic, Ukraine’s American and European partners shouldn’t let their support of one valuable ally grow cold

Trade

Russia’s Not Ready for Coronavirus

Notwithstanding vigorous containment efforts and typical bluster, Russia faces a reckoning if COVID-19 cannot be stopped

Food

A Russian Prescription to Reduce Alcohol Use

Sustained changes to alcohol policy in Russia have contributed to big gains in life expectancy

Migration

Panicky Responses to the Coronavirus are Dangerous—Here’s Why

Fear of the virus may spread faster than the virus itself, a potential threat to health, liberty, trade, and the economy