Pavel Andreev

Russian Federation

Founder, Center for Global Strategies and Communications; Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency; Member, Council on Foreign and Defense Policy.

Previous positions: Executive Director – International, Head of International Projects, Deputy UK Bureau Chief, RIA Novosti; Diplomat, Embassy of Russia in London; Assistant to the Official Spokesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Research interests: Russian foreign policy, public diplomacy and the role of the media in the foreign policy process.


Convincing a Seven-Year-Old: National Identity in Russia’s Soft Power
Russia can and must create a narrative for the modern world; otherwise we will be unable to accumulate enough soft power to compete in the global contest of ideas and images. Russia cannot and must

Pavel Andreev
The Return of Geopolitics: Time for Active Diplomacy in Global Affairs
Russia has become very adept in playing the diplomatic game, in which victory depends on choosing the right associate or partner. But there are a growing number of claimants to this role in the new

Pavel Andreev
Is Putin’s Russia Keeping Up With a Changing World?
Vladimir Putin highlighted the need “to catch the Chinese wind in the sails of our economy” and to “work toward creating a harmonious community of economies from Lisbon to Vladivostok,” which is in

Pavel Andreev


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