Exit of Russia’s Regions from the Crisis over January-April 2021

Natalia V. Zubarevich – Main Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Doctor of Geographic Sciences, Professor (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The effects on the pace of economic development of the 2020 crisis caused by the pandemic significantly differed across Russia’s regions. The trajectory of exit from the crisis in January-April 2021 displayed some dramatic territorial differences, which must be taken into account when implementing regional policies and the measures of financial support for the regions.

Key words: regions, socio-economic situation of regions, regional divide.

JEL-codes: H72, P25, Q32, R11, R51.