Pami Aalto
Professor and Director, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on European Politics and European-Russian Relations, University of Tampere, Finland; Team Leader, Diversification of the Economy research cluster, Centre of Excellence on Choices of Russian Modernization, Academy of Finland
Rawi Abdelal
Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Harvard Business School; Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Marat Abdyldaev
Representative of the National Institute of Strategic Initiatives of the Kyrgyz Republic
Umid Abidkhadjaev
Director, Institute for Forecasting and Macroeconomic Research under the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Taisuke Abiru
Senior Fellow, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Amal Abou Zeid
Adviser to the President of Lebanon
Akbope Abylkasimova
Member of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan
Anatoly Adamishin
President of the Association for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Ambassador
Alexandre Adler
Chief columnist (foreign policy) at le Figaro
Mark Adomanis
MA/MBA candidate at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania
Margarita Afonasova
Professor of Economics at the Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics
Sergey Afontsev
Dr. of Science (Economics), Deputy Director for Research and Head of the Economic Theory Department at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)
Aydar R. Aganin
Director of Rusya al-Yaum News Channel
Vera Ageeva
Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Political Science, Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg
Masahiro Akiyama
Chairman, Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies (SSDP). President, Akiyama Associates
Alexander Aksenyonok
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Association of Russian Diplomats
Iskander Akylbaev
Executive Director of the Kazakhstan Council on Foreign Relations ( CASMO)
Shehab Al Makahleh
President of the Jordan-based Political Studies of the Middle East Center, Founder of the US-based Geostrategic and Media Center

Maria Al Makahleh (Dubovikova)
Political commentator, researcher and expert on Middle East affairs. President of the Moscow-based International Middle Eastern Studies Club (IMESClub)
Ali Al-Akhmad
Syrian politician and public figure
Abdallah Al-Dardari
Deputy Prime Minister of Syria (2005–2011), Deputy Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Abdullah bin Abdulmohsen Al-Faraj
Chairman Assistant for Scientific Affairs of the Center for Research & Knowledge Intercommunication, Saudi Arabia
Ebtesam Al-Ketbi
President, Emirates Policy Centre (UAE)
Saleh Muhammad Al-Khathlan
Professor of Political Science and Senior Advisor at the Gulf Research Center
Saudi Arabia
Omar Al-Ubaydli
Economist at George Mason University, USA.
Abdul Rahman Alageli
Associate fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Riccardo Alcaro
Research Coordinator and Head of Global Actors at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in Rome
Shafi Aldamer
Head of the Department of Global and Social Studies, King Fahd University of Oil and Minerals.
Sergey Aleksashenko
Macroeconomic Research Director, State University – Higher School of Economics; Board member, Aeroflot-Russian Airlines
Elena Alekseenkova
Program Manager at Russian International Affairs Council, Research Fellow of the Center for Global Issues, Institute for International Studies (IIS), MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia
Alikber Alikberov
Head of the Centre for Central Asian, Caucasian and Volga-Urals Studies in the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Rashid Alimov
Professor at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan and at the Taihe Institute (China), Doctor of Political Sciences, SCO Secretary-General (2016–2018)
Nailya Almukhamedova
Director of the Parasat Institute for System Research
Ibrahim Almuttaqi
Senior Officer, Executive Support Division at The ASEAN Secretariat.
Roberta Alonzi
PhD, Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Philology, Patrice Lumumba Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN)
Yossi Alpher
Former director of the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University and former co-editor of
Hüseyin Alptekin
Assistant Professor of Political Science at Istanbul Şehir University, Researcher at SETA Strategy Studies.
Jon Alterman
Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, Director of Middle East Program at the Center of Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Hakan Altinay
President of the Global Civics Academy, nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, global ethics fellow at the Carnegie Council, and world fellow at Yale University
Ticiana Alvares
Director of Instituto da Brasilidade. Researcher at UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), International Political Economy Program (PEPI -UFRJ)
Eleonora Tafuro Ambrosetti
Research Fellow, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI)
Bakhtiar Amin
Kurdish Iraqi politician who was the Human Rights Minister in the Iraqi Interim Government from June 2004 to May 2005
Pawan Anand
Maj Gen (Dr),Distinguished Fellow with the USI of India, and a Mentor at the National Defence College.
Yelena Ananyeva
PhD in Philosophy, Head of the Center for British Studies at the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS)
Pavel Andreev
Founder, Center for Global Strategies and Communications; Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency; Member, Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
Andreas Andrianopoulos
Director of the Institute of Diplomacy and Global Affairs, American College of Greece
Hu Angang
Director of Center for China Studies, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ivan Angulo
Director of Communications at the ANO "Institute for Problems of Interdependence"
Simon Anholt
Government Advisor; Parliamentarian, European Cultural Parliament
Oksana Antonenko
Visiting Senior Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science
Maria Apanovich
Associate Professor, Department of Demographic and Migration Policy, MGIMO University
Ekaterina Arapova
Director, Center of Sanction Policy Expertise
Institute for International Studies,
Deputy Dean, Department of International Relations, MGIMO University
Ph.D. in Economics
Nadezhda Arbatova
PhD Politics, Head of Department of European Political. Studies at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO),  Russian Academy of Sciences
Andrei Areshev
Political scientist, editor-in-chief of the Scientific Society of Caucasian Studies website.
Alexandra Arkhangelskaya
Leading researcher of Higher School of Economics, as well as Institute for African Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences
Alexander Arkhangelsky
Literary critic; historical essayist; documentary director; columnist, RIA Novosti; author and anchor, daily intellectual talk-show “Tem vremenem” (“Those Days”), Culture channel; professor, National Research University – Higher School of Economics
Alexander Artamonov
Editor-in-chief of the French-spoken Radio SPUTNIK (FM 91,3 – Paris)
Georgi Asatryan
Cand. Sc (History), analyst for the Russian Council on International Affairs and a TASS columnist
Yukio Asazuma
Vice-Chairman of the  Association of Japanese-Russian Relations
Abas Aslani
Editor-in-chief, Iran Front Page,Visiting scholar at the Center for Middle East Strategic Studies (CMESS)
Konstantin Asmolov
Leading Research Fellow at the Korean Studies Center, Institute of China and Contemporary Asia of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Siniša Atlagić
Head of the Centre for Russian Studies at the University of Belgrade.
Vladimir Avatkov
Director of the Center of Oriental Studies, International Relations and Public Diplomacy
Shlomo Avineri
Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Igor Avlasenko
Associate Professor, Belarusian State University (Minsk)
Alexey Avtonomov
Member of UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, vice-rector at the Griboedov Institute of International Law and Economics (IMPE)
Amuhaya C. Ayuma
Visiting lecturer, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, HSE University
Abayomi Azikiwe
Editor of Pan-African News Wire 
Shaukat Aziz

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

Hamidreza Azizi
Visiting Fellow at the German Institute for International Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin