Anton Barbashin is a co-founder and an Editorial Director at Riddle Russia. Prior to his work on Riddle Russia, Anton was a co-founder and a managing editor of a Warsaw-based Russia focused analytical outlet Intersection Project and an analyst with the Center for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding (2014-2018). Since 2023 Anton is a senior member of University Consortium. Mr. Barbashin was a non-resident research Fellow at the Atlantic Council (2019-2021) and a Visiting Expert at Kennan Institute, Wilson Center in 2017. Mr. Barbashin was an editor of “A successful failure: Russia after Crime(a)” published in 2017. He is currently a post-graduate researcher with the University of Glasgow.