Partner at Capstone Connections consultancy. He graduated with a Master's degree in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School and has a Ph.D. in political science. He is also a winner of the Valdai Club Foundation Grant Program. He currently works in corporate diplomacy in the Asia Pacific region and in Europe.
Russia seems to keep isolating itself from the West through misguided decisions. Case in point: the dismissal of a high-profile foreigner attempting to help build Russia’s innovation economyRead more
Given the current international context, recent initiatives by Russia to boost its soft power abroad are losing their effectiveness. What’s needed now is a long-term strategy for Russian soft powerRead more
The early departure of Vladimir Putin from the G20 Summit in Australia means that the situation in Ukraine is not about to fundamentally change anytime soon. But there is still opportunity for private, behind-the-scenes dialogue out of public viewRead more
At the annual assembly of the Foreign and Defense Policy Council, Russia’s expert community and policy makers considered foreign policy from an entirely new perspective: human capitalRead more