Mikhail Troitskiy is a political and international affairs analyst in Moscow. He has held visiting fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, as well as at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. In 2000-2009, he was deputy director at the Academic Educational Forum on International Relations, a Moscow-based entity promoting scholarship and training in the field of international relations. Troitskiy has authored and edited several research monographs and published a series of book chapters, articles and papers in both Russian and English. His op-eds and comments have appeared in major international media, including The International New York Times, The Moscow Times, CNN, NPR, and BBC. He holds a doctoral degree in international relations from the Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Turning up the heat on economic sanctions against a large and powerful state like Russia carries the risk of unpredictable consequences – just like any other process of conflict escalationRead more