・ Russian diplomacy and security strategy
・ Eurasian geopolitics
Born in 1969. He earned his M.A. at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He joined SPF after his work at the Moscow office of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and the Tokyo Foundation. His recent publications include “Russia-China relations entering into a new stage" (in Japanese) (Monthly Journal Voice Feb. 2020), “Putin’s Greater Eurasia Strategy – Prospects for the changing world order from Eurasian perspective" (in Japanese) (Monthly Journal Voice June 2019) and “Japan and the Development of Russian Far East” (Valdai Papers No.106, Sept. 2019).