Programme Director for the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia research programme, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Arkady Moshes is Programme Director for the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia research programme at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (Finland). He received his Ph.D from the Russian Academy of Sciences (1992). Before moving to Finland in 2002, he had been since 1988 working in the Institute of Europe in Moscow. From 2008 to 2015 he was an associate member of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House. He has authored a large number of academic and analytical publications and is a frequent media commentator. He co-edited Russia as a Network State: What Works in Russia When State Institutions Do Not (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), co-authored Not Another Transnistria: How sustainable is separatism in Eastern Ukraine? (FIIA, 2014), and contributed articles to, among others International Affairs (2012) and Post-Soviet Affairs (2016). Areas of expertise: Russian-European relations, domestic and foreign policies of Ukraine and Belarus.