Senior Analyst, International Crisis Group, Russia
Anna Arutunyan joined Crisis Group in December 2017 as Senior Analyst for Russia. She is based in Moscow and provides coverage of Russian political and social confl ict. Her areas of expertise are Russian politics and security, Russian society and social confl ict in Russia. Before joining Crisis Group, Anna Arutunyan was a journalist covering Russia for publications around the world. Her work has appeared in the European Council on Foreign Relations, Open Democracy, Jane’s Intelligence Review, and Foreign Policy, and she is the author of three books on Russia, including The Putin Mystique (2014). Anna has worked as a fellow for the Kennan Institute in 2015, as a correspondent for USA Today and as a news editor at The Moscow News.