Log in     Cart (0)

Profile

Pavel Koshkin

Biography

Pavel Koshkin is the Editor-in-Chief of Russia Direct. Before his appointment he served as the deputy editor-in-chief of Russia Direct. Koshkin is an experienced journalist and editor. He has contributed to numerous publications, including Kommersant, the Moscow bureau of BBC and Russia Profile, specializing in politics, society, education and international affairs (specifically, Russia-U.S. relations). His articles have also been republished by Russia In Global Affairs and the Carnegie Moscow Center. Before joining Russia Direct, Koshkin worked as Executive Web Editor for the English-language media outlet, Russia Beyond The Headlines (RBTH). He is an alumnus of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program administered by the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX). In 2011-2012, he participated in the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF), which brings together leading Russian and U.S. pundits with enthusiastic students who want to improve bilateral relations between Russia and the U.S. As part of the program, Koshkin and his American colleagues did research on the ways the United States and Russia respond to international money laundering. Koshkin has a Ph.D. in international journalism from Lomonosov Moscow State University. His dissertation focused on the ways in which American columnists covered U.S.-China and U.S.-Russian relations between 2008 and 2013.

17.01.2017

Why the Russian economic crisis is far from over

Why the Russian economic crisis is far from over

Despite encouraging signs, Russian economists and politicians continue to express only cautious optimism about the future of the economy

Read more
16.01.2017

Can Russia realistically integrate with China and Europe at the same time?

Can Russia realistically integrate with China and Europe at the same time?

Russia has been trying to align its Eurasian integration project with China’s One Belt, One Road initiative. But has the Kremlin really assessed the political and economic consequences of such an alignment?

Read more
13.01.2017

Moscow's concept of a Greater Europe is still just a dream

Moscow's concept of a Greater Europe is still just a dream

Until Moscow and Brussels change their zero-sum approach, any talk about reviving the concept of a Greater Europe is just wishful thinking

Read more
12.01.2017

A disintegrating Europe should not be in Russia's best interests

A disintegrating Europe should not be in Russia's best interests

Europe is facing difficult questions about what will happen after Britain leaves the EU. For Russia, too, the future of European integration remains a hot-button issue

Read more
11.01.2017

What kind of Russia should the West fear?

What kind of Russia should the West fear?

RD Interview: Dmitri Trenin of the Carnegie Moscow Center explains how current misguided perceptions in both the United States and Russia could lead to a dangerous new geopolitical reality

Read more
09.01.2017

Intelligence report on Kremlin hacking makes any reset close to impossible

 Intelligence report on Kremlin hacking makes any reset close to impossible

Expecting conclusive evidence in the declassified intelligence report about the Kremlin’s alleged hacking would be naive in the current U.S. political environment, where Russia is seen as an adversary

Read more
28.12.2016

Top 5 events in US-Russia relations in 2016 that intensified confrontation

Top 5 events in US-Russia relations in 2016 that intensified confrontation

Russia Direct came up with top 5 events in U.S.-Russia relations which highlighted increasing confrontation between the countries in 2016

Read more
19.12.2016

Russia's foreign policy in 2016 as seen by an American professor

Russia's foreign policy in 2016 as seen by an American professor

RD Interview: Stephen Holmes from New York University discusses the challenges and results of the Kremlin’s foreign policy in 2016

Read more
12.12.2016

Russia and the West, trapped by their own double standards

Russia and the West, trapped by their own double standards

RD Interview: Andrei Kortunov, general director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), discusses why Russia and the West continue to fall back on double standards when explaining their foreign policy motivations

Read more
07.12.2016

Diplomacy vs. 'hypocrisy' in the post-Cold War era

Diplomacy vs. 'hypocrisy' in the post-Cold War era

At a roundtable event in Moscow, top experts debated the “hypocritical” and “insincere” foreign policies of both Russia and the West in the post-Cold War era

Read more
02.12.2016

Trump's presidency through the lens of a Russian political consultant

Trump's presidency through the lens of a Russian political consultant

Evgeny Minchenko, a Russian observer during the U.S. election, discusses Trump’s presidency

Read more
28.11.2016

Propaganda or not?

Propaganda or not?

With some Western pundits and journalists accusing the Kremlin of interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential race and contributing to Donald Trump’s victory, Moscow and Washington increasingly find themselves engaged in another information war

Read more
22.11.2016

Hawks vs. doves: Who will dominate in the Kremlin before the 2018 elections?

Hawks vs. doves: Who will dominate in the Kremlin before the 2018 elections?

Carnegie Moscow Center’s Andrei Kolesnikov discusses the links between the 2016 parliamentary and 2018 presidential elections, focusing on Russia’s political future and the rivalry between the “hawks” and “doves” within the Kremlin

Read more
11.11.2016

Fort Ross through the eyes of Russian and American exchange students

Fort Ross through the eyes of Russian and American exchange students

Debates: Participants in the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) explain the role this symbol of the shared history plays in connecting countries and cultures

Read more
09.11.2016

Trump's presidency and the future of US-Russia relations

Trump's presidency and the future of US-Russia relations

Dmitri Trenin discusses Trump's presidency and the future of U.S.-Russia relations

Read more
03.11.2016

Will Central Asia become a field of rivalry or cooperation?

Will Central Asia become a field of rivalry or cooperation?

With Chinese Premier Li Keqiang planning a series of visits to Central Asian countries in early November, Russian and foreign experts are mulling over the role the region will play in global stability in the future

Read more
03.11.2016

Tapping into the investment potential of Russia's Far East

Tapping into the investment potential of Russia's Far East

RD Interview: Alexei Chekunkov, general director of the Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund, sheds light on the challenges and opportunities ahead for investors in Russia’s Far East

Read more
31.10.2016

Video: Time for a real dialogue between Russia and the United States

Video: Time for a real dialogue between Russia and the United States

At the recent Fort Ross Dialogue event at Stanford University, a number of top thought leaders, diplomats and academics shared their thoughts on the importance of bilateral exchanges between the U.S. and Russia

Read more
30.10.2016

The Russian Far East looks to the American West for inspiration

The Russian Far East looks to the American West for inspiration

RD Interview: Yaroslav Lissovolik, the Eurasian Development Bank’s chief economist, discusses the prospects for the development of Russia’s Far East into an important economic and technological hub in the region.

Read more
26.10.2016

25 years after liberalization, Russians are cautious of democratic reforms

25 years after liberalization, Russians are cautious of democratic reforms

Russia is ready to mark the 25th anniversary of economic liberalization, which took place immediately after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Why did it fail and what impact did it have on Russians?

Read more

Show more articles:

Subscribe now

Become a subscriber to Russia Direct in one easy step and get:

  • free newsletters,
  • white papers,
  • analytical memos.
Back to top
Close
×
Not a subscriber? Subscribe.

Feedback

Please, share your thoughts or questions with us in the field below, and we will pass your message to the corresponding member of the team.

×

Feedback

Please, share your thoughts or questions with us in the field below, and we will pass your message to the corresponding member of the team.

×
Welcome to Russia Direct
Your must-read source of analysis on U.S.-Russia relations
Newsletters
Sign up and get the best Russia Direct content directly to your inbox.
Subscription
  • 12 new digital issues
  • Full digital archive
    40+ issues
  • Exclusive events
Latest issue (June)

National Identity: The 25-year search for a new Russia