Костарева Майя

О себе

A double master’s degree student of Economics and International Relations at University college London (UCL) and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow (HSE). She has graduated King’s College London (KCL) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in BSs International Politics. The primary area of interest is the role of Russia in world economy and changing geopolitical balance. However, the blog will be also focused on main currently important issues such as the war with Islamic State and the role of oil prices in global economy.

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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