Elections and Impossible Coalitions
27 September 2021
After pupils return to schools, a likely COVID-19 surge could sweep across the region exacerbated by a lacklustre vaccine rollout, and the Zapad military exercise will see Belarus teaming up with Russia and many other states in a strong show of force. A number of (potential) elections are leaning towards maintaining the status quo while crises involving the pandemic and border incursions could be utilised for domestic political purposes.
Every Monday Visegrad Insight releases a weekly update on key developments in Central Europe from the point of view of democratic security.
Our team monitors for important political, civil society, economy and foreign policy updates and where possible hints at risks and developing scenarios. Currently, we monitor the situation in the following 13 countries
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