Olena Snigyr

Associate expert in the feild of European security

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Ph.D. in Political Science (2004). Graduated from Institute of International Relations (Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University), where she obtained Masters Diploma in International Relations.

Works as a chief consultant in the Research Center for Russian Federation Problems (National Institute for Strategic Studies ( NISS, Kyiv). Current sphere of expertise – Russian foreign and security policy. Previous positions: head of foreign policy department in NISS (2008-2010) and chief of sector of European integration in NISS (2010-2013).

Olena took training and internship in PIR Center (Moscow, RF, 2007); George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies (Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 2008); Strategic Economic Needs and Security Exercise (SENSE) (Warsaw, Poland, 2010) Slovak Foreign Policy Association (Bratislava, Slovakia, 2011); Ukrainian School for political Studies (Kyiv, Ukraine, 2012).


Spheres of interest:

  • geopolitics and world policy,
  • European security,
  • Russian foreign policy,
  • informational security.

Recent Publications

Poroshenko’s statement on visa-free regime with the EU in November is too optimistic’s

After the Berlin summit President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a series of meetings in Belgium and the Netherlands.

OSCE in Ukraine: role of Russia, SMM and peacekeepers

OSCE Missions to Ukraine provide international presence and international objective monitoring of developments in the ATO zone

The decision of the Sejm on “Volyn tragedy” is a mistake, we should seek reconciliation

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