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Carolina Vendil Pallin

Carolina Vendil Pallin is Deputy Research Director at FOI where she headed the Research Programme on Russia until June 2012. She holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and has previously worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute for International Affairs, where she headed the Research Programme ‘Russia and Its Neighbours’. She has also worked as an Expert Advisor for the Secretariat of the Swedish Defence Commission in 2012–2013. Vendil Pallin is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences and her publications include the monograph Russian Military Reform: A Failed Exercise in Defence Decision Making (Routledge, 2009) and a co-edited book McDermott, Roger, Nygren, Bertil and Vendil Pallin, Carolina (eds) The Russian Armed Forces in Transition: Economic, geopolitical and institutional uncertainties (Routledge, 2012).