Andrey Zagorsky


Director of IMEMO RAS Department of Disarmament and Conflict Resolution.

RIAC member.

Graduated from MGIMO. Has a Ph.D. in History.

Head of the Department for Disarmament and Conflict Resolution of the Center for International Security at the Evgeny Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO).

Professor at the MGIMO Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy of Russia.

1992–1999: Vice-Rector of MGIMO (Director of Research and External Relations).

2000–2001: Senior Vice-President and Project Director at the EastWest Institute with location in Prague.

2002: Faculty Member, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy.
Author of more than 350 scientific publications on European Security, Post-Soviet Studies, Arms Control, Arctic Studies and Russian foreign and Security policy.



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Current poll

In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?

Poll conducted

  1. 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%)
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