Mikhail Molchanov is a policy analyst and international relations observer based in Canada. Follow him on Twitter at @MA_Molchanov. He is professor and former chair of the Department of Political Science at St. Thomas University, Canada. His research focuses on international relations in Eurasia and the international political economy of regional integration. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, a Master’s in Public Administration from New York University and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Alberta. He was the founding chair of the Department of Public Administration at the Institute of Public Administration and Local Government, Ukraine (currently, the National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine), worked for the federal government of Canada, and taught at several universities in Canada. He has authored and co-authored 7 books and nearly 120 articles and book chapters, which were published in Canada, Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Russia, UK, Ukraine and the U.S.
Even though cherry-picking might be natural for media and politicians who seek to promote their own agenda, such approach could be counterproductive in resolving the Ukrainian standoff, an indicated by the debates over CrimeaRead more
Canada is likely to follow the U.S. lead if Donald Trump intends to re-think America’s current antagonistic relationship with RussiaRead more
The right-wing Ukrainian-Canadian Congress (UCC) has been the driving force behind the Canadian government’s unwavering anti-Russia policyRead more
Russia now considers NATO one of the main security threats it faces – and for good reason. Since the 1990s, NATO has consistently expanded to Russia’s doorstep despite the nation’s new role as a weakened regional power in EurasiaRead more