Dr Maria Shagina is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Eastern European Studies (CEES) at the University of Zurich and a member of the Geneva International Sanctions Network at the Graduate Institute. Her research interests cover international sanctions and energy politics with a particular focus on the post-Soviet states. In 2020, Dr. Shagina was selected as a GLOBSEC Young Leader. Her publications have appeared in the CSS Analyses in Security Policy, European Council on Foreign Relations, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Atlantic Council, The Diplomat and The Moscow Times. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Lucerne.
CEES Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Zurich
Content by Maria Shagina
East-West Coffee Shop | Western sanctions towards Russia
YGLN members Maria Shagina and Agathe Demarais have joined the East West Coffee Shop for an episode on the issue of Western sanctions towards Russia. They are addressing the new executive order signed by the Biden administration in April, as well as EU sanctions imposed under the new Global...
Friend or Foe? Mapping the positions of EU Member States on Russia sanctions
Following the US Senate’s moves to expand and he EU’s decision to renew sanctions against Russia, Maria Shagina shows how and why Europe divides on the issue.