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Hi, I’m Katarina

a globetrotter, security and defence wonk, researcher and policy advisor focusing on NATO, conventional arms control, Arctic security, and the climate-security nexus.

2020 - Present

Policy Fellow

My work at the ELN focuses on conventional arms control, Russia-NATO relations, Arctic security, and the climate-nuclear nexus. Besides, I coordinate and support the ELN’s Contact Group on Russia-West Relations.

Global Fellow

My research focuses on Russian activities and ambitions in the Arctic, including the drivers behind Russia's military build-up in the region, and the Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.


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MA I University of St Andrews

French and International Relations

2008 - 2012

MIA I Sciences Po Paris

International Security

2012 - 2014


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Policy analysis with expertise in Arctic security, climate-security nexus, Russia-West relations and disinformation

Policy advocacy and campaigning


Project management and fundraising

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With Dr. Chad Briggs on KRUA radio show (Anchorage, 2020)

Get in touch with me so we can collaborate on your next project!

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Seminar presentation, Dr. Ruslan Garipov's class, The American University (Washington D.C.)

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