Council member, Movement for Defence of Voters’ Rights “Golos”
PhD in history. Political analyst of Russia and wider Eurasian region. Lecturer at Tbilisi State University and Ilia State University (Georgia)
Editorial director at Riddle, political analyst. 2015-2018 – Managing editor at Intersection. Tweets at @ABarbashin
Sociologist, Ph.D. in economics
Associate Professor, Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, EUSP
Political scientist, journalist. PhD in History. 2007 – 2011 – co-chairman of the “Right Cause” political party.
Member of the Editorial Board, Riddle. 2015-2018 – member of the Editorial Board, Intersection. Political scientist, PhD. Research Associate at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg. Editor, Russland-Analysen. Non-resident associate fellow, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, National Research University “Higher School of Economics,” Moscow, and Research Center for East European Studies, University of Bremen. Tweets at @fa_burkhardt
Director of the Center for Comparative Governance Studies, Professor, Department of Applied Political Science, HSE in St. Petersburg
Research supervisor of the Reform Assistance Center (Kyiv); coordinator of the European Dialogue Expert Group in Ukraine
Human rights activist, Head of Political Prisoners Support Program at the Memorial Human Rights Center
Publicist, chief editor of the ‘New ethics’ project
Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, National Research University Higher School of Economics. Partner at Social Business Group.
Historian (PhD). Director of Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM). Director of the Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding, 2011 – 2016. Dr. Dębski has been a member of the Polish-Russian Group for Difficult Matters since 2008. In the years 2007–2010 he was a Director of the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and the head of PISM’s Research Office in the years 2002-2007. He was an editor-in-chief of the Russian language quarterly “Evropa” as well as the bi-monthly “Polish Diplomatic Review”. Tweets at @SlawomirDebski
PhD in History, associate research fellow of the Centre for Independent Social Research. Until July 2017 – associate research scholar at Harriman Institute, Columbia University.
Associate Professor of Slavic Languages, Department of Modern Languages at Uppsala University. Her research focuses on the Post-Soviet conservatism and right-wing intellectual milieu, Imperial aesthetics in contemporary Russian art, the Orthodox Church in Russian politics.
Cultural historian, philologist, journalist. His publications have appeared at Vedomosti, InLiberty, Arzamas, Republic, Colta.
Professor, Department of Political Science, State University of New York
Postdoctoral Fellow, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan
Marshall D. Shulman Professor, Columbia University; Co-director, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, Higher School of Economics
Legal analyst at the Agora International Human Rights Group
PhD, regular contributor to The National Interest, Forbes Russia, The Hill and The American Thinker. Head of American Studies Scientific-Analytical Center.
Visiting Fellow, Annenberg School of Communications & Journalism, University of Southern California
Professor, European University at St.Petersburg / University of Helsinki
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Political Science, Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg)
Special Adviser on Sanctions Law at Pen & Paper. Practicing international lawyer and lecturer at the Department of International Law, Faculty of Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
International desk reporter at News.ru
Doctor of Political Science, Professor at the Department of Political Science, European University at St. Petersburg
Sociologist at Levada-Center. Political scientist. Specialist degree in Political Science.
Researcher in the Project “Arms Control and Emerging Technologies” at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH)
Political scientist at Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Political scientist, associate professor of the Faculty of International
Relations of Saint Petersburg State University
Senior Research Associate at the Public International Law & Policy Group’s Netherland’s Office
Director and founder of the Institute on Migration Policy. She holds PhD in Migration Law (2010, University of Potsdam, Germany), PhD in Constitutional Law (2002, Bashkir State University, Russia). Member of the EU-Russia Civil Society Advocacy Group.
Analyst working on North and South Caucasus. Formerly senior intelligence analyst at The SecDev Group in Ottawa, Canada.
Head of Political Risk at Hawthorn Advisors and a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute
Research fellow at the Institute for East European Studies’ Department of Politics at Freie Universität Berlin and a doctoral candidate at the Department of International Relations at Friedrich Schiller University Jena.
Attorney, sanctions law expert and a Managing Partner of the Moscow Office of Pen & Paper
Director, Centre for Post-Industrial Studies (Moscow).
Editor-in-Chief at Riddle, political analyst. Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution at Kennan Institute (2019). 2015-2018 – Senior Editor at Intersection, Analyst at Center for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding. Alumni of Association of Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe. Tweets at @IrisovaOlga
Associate Professor, Department of Oriental Studies and African Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg. Senior Researcher, Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies, Institute of Africa, RAS.
Political scientist, an expert of the Movement for Defence of Voters’ Rights “Golos”
PhD candidate, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, focusing on judicial politics and law enforcement in Russia, and constitutional courts in non-democracies.
Legal Analyst at Agora International Human Rights Group. Member of the Advisory Committee of the Russian Law Academy for Women’s Rights (Russian LTA), partner of the law office “Akhmetgaliev, Khrunova and Partners”.
Senior Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin. Tweets at @jakluge
Director of the Russia Studies Program at the CNA Corporation and a Fellow at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C.
PR-consultant. Chief Editor of the OIA (http://openinform.ru).
Junior Research Fellow at Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Doctor of Sciences (History), specializes in the history of Russian-American relations. Professor of History and International Relations, European University at St. Petersburg.
Associate Director and research professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) at The George Washington University, Co-Director of PONARS (Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia), and Director of GW’s Central Asia Program.
Journalist. Editor-in-chief of the independent news agency “Gorod32”
Specialist in international relations, expert on the Russian Armed Forces. Political scientist (PhD).
Visiting Professor, Kansai University
Non-resident expert at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). Twitter: @anton_mardasov
Editor of the English edition of Riddle. 2017-2018 – Editor of the English edition of Intersection. From 2014 to 2016, Martyn-Hemphill was the editor-in-chief of The Baltic Times. His reporting has appeared in The Moscow Times, The Kyiv Post, The Daily Telegraph, The Economist, The New York Times, The International New York Times, The Irish Times, The Boston Globe, Prospect Magazine, Politico Europe. Tweets at @richardmhemp
Editor, Member of the Editorial board, Riddle
Executive Editor at The American Interest, a publication started in 2005 by Francis Fukuyama, Josef Joffe, Zbigniew Brzezinski and Eliot Cohen. Damir holds an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA in Philosophy from Johns Hopkins University. Tweets at @dmarusic.
Member of the Editorial Board, Riddle
Graduate student at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service studying the conventional Russian military. Twitter: @nickmccart5
Political science master student at Central European University
PhD Candidate at Central European University, Budapest. Visiting PhD Candidate at the University of Oxford in 2019.
Master of European Studies, Jagiellonian University. Intern at the Center for Global Freedom and Prosperity at the Cato Institute.
Political scientist and research fellow at the Russian Studies Center Boris Nemtsov at Charles University
Ethnographer of postsocialist societies and is Associate Professor of Global Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark.
Coordinator of the ‘Zona Prava’ human rights organization
Philosopher, historian, and writer. Ph.D. in Philosophy, MA in Gender and Women studies
Psychologist, Ph.D. in psychology. Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology, Kosygin State University of Russia
Lecturer in Russian Politics, University College London. Senior Research Fellow, National Research University — Higher School of Economics
Anthropologist, PhD. Senior Lecturer in the History Faculty, Department of Ethnology, Moscow State University; Research Fellow, Institute of Social Policy, Higher School of Economics.
Senior Program Manager, Eurasia at Freedom House
Journalist. At various times, she worked with “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” (in 2005-2009 – head of the department of international politics, foreign editor of the “Diplomatic Courier” application), the newspaper “Vremya MN”, agency “RIA Novosti”, Radio Liberty.
Research Fellow at The Foreign Policy Centre (UK), postgraduate student at the University of Oxford
Political Scientist, European University at Saint Petersburg
PhD candidate in CEU Budapest, research fellow in Yehuda Elcana Center for Higher Education Research
Political analyst, PhD of Political Sciences. «Moscow political club» coordinator, european observer for the independent news agency “Rosbalt” and Deutsche Welle columnist.
Compliance Specialist, Associate Professor of Russian Foreign Trade Academy
Journalist and a staff writer at RBC
Researcher at the Centre for East European Studies at the University of Bremen
Head of the Center for Islamic Studies at the Innovative Development Institute
Expert, Movement for Defence of Voters’ Rights “Golos”
Junior Research Fellow at Center for Comparative Governance Studies, HSE. Public Policy PhD candidate, Central European University.
External Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Vienna (Austria), an expert at the European Platform for Democratic Elections (Germany), and General Editor of the ‘Explorations of the Far Right’ book series at ibidem-Verlag (Germany).
Political scientist, EU-Russia studies at the University of Tartu
Senior Fellow of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute/ICDS and Associate Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme of Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs).
Senior Research Fellow, Higher School of Economics; Fellow, Oxford Russia Foundation
Senior Researcher at the Center for Comparative Historical and Political Studies. Professor, Department of Political Science, Perm State National Research University
Media culturologist, doctor of political sciences, professor. Author of monographs on the problems of new media and political communications (“Memes as They Are”, 2018; “From Mystery to Street Art. Essays on the Archetypes of Culture in Political Communication”, 2016; “Political Chess: Public Relations as an Intellectual Game”, 2003)
Historian. Deputy Executive Director of The Yeltsin Foundation on scientific work, the chairman of the board of the Free Historical Society.
Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, HSE
Political Science PhD candidate, HSE, Junior Research Fellow at Center for Comparative Governance Studies, HSE
MA student at Oxford University, BA at the Institute of Asian and African Studies of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. 2015-2018 – Coordinator of the “Russia in the Asia-Pacific Region” program of the Carnegie Moscow Center.
Founder / CEO at R.Politik. Reality of Russian Politics (https://rpolitik.com). Former chief of the Centre for Political Technologies analysis department. Graduate of International Independent University of Environmental and Political Studies and Moscow State University.
Fellow of the Center for International and Defence Policy, Queen’s University (Canada), expert on Russian nuclear policy and nuclear industry
Political scientist and historian (FU Berlin), and deputy director of the Berlin Center for East European Studies (Osteuropa-Zentrum Berlin e.V.).
Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, an Advisor at the Gulf State Analytics. He is a lecturer in the University of Alberta, MacEwan University and Concordia University of Edmonton
Researcher, manager for regional engagement at the Kennan Institute. Her work focuses on historical memory and reconciliation in Russia and Eastern and Central Europe.
Researcher at the Alexander Institute of the University of Helsinki
Economics Editor at RBC
Financial analyst. Anchor, “Money” talkshow at Rain TV channel. MSc in applied mathematics and physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (2002) and a Master’s in Finance from the New Economic School (2013). Tweets at @tema57
Editor-in-Chief of FPRI’s BMB Russia/Eurasia. He holds an MA in Eurasian studies through the European University at St. Petersburg. Twitter: @ntrickett16
Professor, Tomsk State University
Editor at Inliberty, editor-in-chief at the Russiafile. Editor-at-Large of Vedomosti, an independent Russian daily. 2003-2015 – editorial page editor, Vedomosti. He has been a contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times since the fall of 2013. Tweets at: @russiafiles
Head of Russian Studies and Co-Founder of Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Studies (Belarus). Chevening 2017/2018 Scholar at UCL SSEES.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, European University at St. Petersburg
Dr. phil. (Berlin), Ph. D. (Cambridge), is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation in Kyiv and the editor-in-chief of the English-Russian book series ‘Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society’ published by ibidem Press in Stuttgart.
Sociologist at Levada Center. MA in political science from Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences and University of Manchester. Columnist at Vedomosti, RBC and Carnegie.ru
Ph.D Candidate in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University and Bradley Foundation Fellow
Lecturer in Russian culture at the University of Leeds, expert in Russian media, news making and conspiracy theories.
Editor of “NZ: Political and Cultural Debates” magazine, comparative federalism expert.
Political scientist. 2015-2016 – Researcher in a Research Link between the Higher School of Economics, Moscow and the Research Centre for East European Studies at the University of Bremen. Member of the Editorial Board, Riddle
Research fellow at the Department of Political Science, European University in St. Petersburg. Researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki
Economist, Member of the Board of the Foundation “Liberal Mission”, the author of several books and articles in the field of institutional economics, regional development, state regulation.