Relevant articles

Please see below for links to relevant articles on health and social welfare in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA)

Professor Christopher J Gerry, director of Russian and East European Studies, University of Oxford, on Putin’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Russia.

Article by Daryl-Ann Hardman, a founding BEARR trustee and Chairwoman of Friends of the Belarusian Children’s Hospice (UK), on training of medics in palliative care for children in Belarus, which continues despite the pandemic.

Review by BEARR’s Chairman, Nicola Ramsden, of Dr Harald Lipman’s Memories of Moscow: Memoirs of a Medical Diplomat”.

Major report on the state of civil society in Russia from the Institute of Modern Russia: “RUSSIA UNDER PUTIN: 20 YEARS OF BATTLING OVER CIVIL SOCIETY” – read it here.

Report by Maryna Parfenchuk, Joint MA in European and Global Affairs, on Statelessness in Ukraine.

Judith Pallot, PI “Gulagechoes”on Lessons of the Recent Past: From Tuberculosis to COVID-19 in Russia’s Prisons.

Advice from Age International on helping elderly people in the COVID-19 crisis.

Report by Robert Wragg for Ipsos MORI on OSCE Research on Violence Against Women and Girls in Ukraine and Moldova.

Charlie Walker, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southampton, on Masculinity and Gender-Based Violence in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Engaging Men in the Gender Equality Agenda.

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