Pavel Luzin holds a doctorate in international relations from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO). He is an expert on Russia’s politics, defense affairs, and global security. Dr. Luzin studies these fields for Riddle media. Previously, he covered these issues for the presidential campaign of Alexei Navalny in Russia (2017-2018), “Nations in Transit” project at Freedom House (2016-2018), and Center for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding (2015-2018). He has worked for Russian think tanks IMEMO and PIR-Center, and taught at Perm State University and at Higher School of Economics (Perm campus).