Alexander Solovev, Social movement “Basic income Russia Tomorrow”, has written several articles about what is happening in ex-USSR countries now on what measures governments are taking to protect the citizens of their countries during the coronavirus pandemic. These articles have already been published in Russia and Ukraine. Irina Soloveva has provided English translations.
For the most recent news from Russia, see the third article and its translation
The articles can be found here:
2) https://ubiru.org/2020/04/14/ispytanie-koronavirusom-covid19/ (in Russian)
3) https://ubiru.org/2020/05/17/osnovnoy-dohod-v-rossii-vy-serezno/ (in Russian)