Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS).
RAS Corresponding Member.
Graduated from the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU). Doctor of Sciences (History).
Worked at the Ruskin College at Oxford University.
Since 2000, works at the RAS Institute of Europe.
Lecturer at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RF MFA).
Member of the Diploma Council of the RF MFA Diplomatic Academy. Co-founder of the Russian movement “Support For a Democratic Global Order and for the United Nations”.
Member of the editorial board of the Contemporary Europe journal.
Author of over 50 academic papers.
Academic focus: British studies, the European integration process and international relations.
Laureate of the 2004 award of the Russian Science Support Foundation.
RIAC Working Papers
Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal 36 (35%) Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions 27 (26%) While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution 22 (21%) Armed conflict still cannot be avoided 12 (12%) Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region 4 (4%) Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea 2 (2%)