Maxim Suchkov is senior fellow and associate professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University). He is also a non-resident expert at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and an associate research fellow at the Italian Institute of International Political Studies (ISPI).

A former editor of Al-Monitor’s Russia-Mideast coverage, Max is a prolific writer and author of several studies, book chapters, and articles on Russian foreign policy and strategy, as well as Moscow’s relations with the US, Turkey, Iran and Israel. His analysis and commentary have also appeared in the Survival, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the American Interest, Foreign Policy, and the National Interest.

Earlier, Suchkov was a visiting professor at the IE University (2020), a visiting fellow at New York University (2015) and Fulbright visiting researcher at Georgetown University (2010-11). He is based in Moscow.

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Issues of Expertise
Russian foreign policy, great power rivalries, conflict and security, modern technology and foreign policy