was born in 1977 in Moscow. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy & Politics from the University of Oxford and a D.E.A. from the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris, where he is currently finishing a doctoral thesis on post-Soviet Russian nationalism. He has published academic and journalistic articles in Russian, German, French, and English, and works as a translator between those four languages. He lives in Moscow, where, since 2002, he has been editor-in-chief of the journal Neprikosnovennij Zapas.
Russia and Turkey
November 2005 saw the opening of the monumental Blue Stream pipeline, which pumps natural gas from Russia across the Black Sea to the Turkish Mediterranean coast. Is a new Eurasian alliance forming at the margins of Europe? [more]
The politics and politicians of translation in post-Soviet Russia
In today's Russia, the problem of translation is one of quality and accessibility rather than quantity. [more]