Anton Bespalov

Anton Bespalov is an expert in international relations and journalist based in Moscow.

In 2002, he graduated from the Moscow State Linguistic University and in 2003-2005 he took a postgraduate course at the Warsaw University, Poland. In 2008, he defended a thesis on Poland’s eastern policy since 1989 at the State Academic University for the Humanities in Moscow and earned the degree of Candidate of Political Sciences.

He has worked in a number of Russian media outlets. Since 2016, he is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Valdai Discussion Club.