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Fedor Lukyanov

Fedor Lukyanov

Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Politics Magazine


Since February 2015 – Research Professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

Since January 2015 – Scientific Director of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club.

Since 2002 till present – Editor-in-Chief of the Russia in Global Politics magazine.

2000 to 2002 – International Editor, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Vremya Novostei newspaper.

1997 to 2000 – International Editor of the Vremya MN newspaper .

1994 to 1997 – International Reporter of the Segodnya newspaper .

1993 to 1994 – employee of Sawyer Miller Group (United States), a joint project with the State Property Committee of the Russian Federation to support the privatization in Russia.

1990 to 1993 – Editor, Senior Editor of International Moscow Radio Broadcasting Service to Northern Europe (Voice of Russia).

In 1991, he graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in Romano-Germanic Languages and Literature.

Member of the Presidium of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Political Studies in Russia (PIR Center).

On an ongoing basis, he serves as an international observer in leading Russian media: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, The Moscow Times, Forbes, and major online media. One of the most in-demand foreign media commentators of Russian foreign policy, often published in foreign media.

Laureate of the Public Opinion prize, finalist of the Politprosvet prize, winner of the prize of the Government of the Russian Federation for print media.