Below is Kesarev analysis and implications of the turmoil surrounding the Slovak Government's COVID-19 pandemic response. 

Slovakia's ruling multi-party coalition has been plunged into a full-scale political crisis after Prime Minister Igor Matovič singlehandedly moved to acquire the Russian-made Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. The controversial purchase of the Russian vaccine, which follows a steady decline in the Government's approval ratings over recent months, has intensified existing tensions between the ruling parties, with some among the coalition now demanding a government reshuffle and the opposition calling for snap parliamentary elections.

With pressure mounting against the Government, we take a detailed look at Slovakia's current political crisis and how we expect it to play out. To read our overview please follow this link.