Dr Ivan U. K. Klyszcz is a Research Fellow at the ICDS since September 2022 focusing on Russian foreign policy.
2022 he defended his doctoral thesis at the University of Tartu, Estonia. He holds an M.A. in Russian, Central, and Eastern European Studies from the University of Tartu. Other research interests of his are Russian federalism and territorial autonomy in Eurasia. Dr Klyszcz has presented his research at major international conferences including EISA, ECPR and BISA. His research has been published by peer-reviewed journals such as Nationalities Papers and Problems of Post-Communism. In addition, he has also offered expert commentary on Russia’s foreign policy to news media including the BBC World Service, France 24 and RFE/RL. He is a frequent contributor to Riddle Russia.