This research, produced by the International and Comparative Law Research Center with expertise from staff from the Center for Public Health Law Research, examines the legal framework applicable to emergencies in general and the current pandemic at the international, regional (EAEU, EU), and national levels (China, France, Germany, Italy, the Russian Federation and its subjects, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States). It includes both the preexisting regulation and its evolution caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The report describes the tools to support organizations and citizens, as well as measures to restrict their rights and freedoms (restrictive measures) taken to mitigate the consequences of the pandemic and to combat the spread of the virus respectively.
The International and Comparative Law Research Center is a non-profit, non-governmental organization conducting research on various legal issues that are of importance to the Russian Federation. The Center contributed to a second ICLRC report, Legal Regulations of Certain Issues Related to Vaccination.