Doctoral candidate, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, St. Catharine's College, University of Cambridge. He is a former analyst at a London-based bank responsible for commodity transactions in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. He has been active in projects involving academics in Japan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. He is also the author of several academic and analytical publications in both English and Russian.
President Putin’s recent summit in Japan shows that economic considerations may play an important role in resolving the Kuril Islands disputeRead more
A cautious mood predominated at this year’s APEC summit, where participants reflected on the future of free trade in the region given the uncertainty surrounding a Donald Trump presidencyRead more
Japan’s active role at this year’s G7 Summit would appear to benefit Russia and may hint at an improvement in Russia’s relationship with JapanRead more
Russia, a Northeaster Asian country with ambition to deepen Asia Pacific integration, should keep an eye on tectonic shifts in Asian security and maintain a dynamic equilibrium to the best of its abilityRead more
At the recent SCO summit in Bishkek, both Russia and China sought to increase their diplomatic and economic clout with the increasingly important states of Central AsiaRead more