Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Mihai-Razvan Corman, Eliana Coraci

Policy Brief: Geopolitical symptoms of COVID-19: Narrative battles within the Eastern Partnership

  • 1. edition 2020, 4 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

The spread of the latest Coronavirus strain is not simply a health crisis. It has long taken on a geopolitical dimension. China and Russia are engaged in a ‘global battle of narratives’ over who is the most generous international power. In the geopolitical competition for Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, the European Union (EU) struggles to cut a good figure. The COVID-19 crisis could bring an EaP crisis.