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Andrey Kortunov

Andrey Kortunov is the Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), the President of the New Eurasia Foundation and Information Scholarship Education Center (ISE). Mr. Kortunov graduated from the Moscow State University of International Relations and pursued postgraduate studies at the Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies (PhD in History) where he served as Deputy Director and Head of the Foreign Policy Department.

Key academic interests: international affairs, foreign and domestic policy of Russia, Russian-American relations. He was a Visiting Professor at American universities including the University of California (Berkeley) and the University of Miami. Andrey Kortunov is an author of more than 120 publications, focused on US-Soviet/Russian relations, international security issues, and Soviet/Russian domestic and foreign policy.