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Nikita Gryazin

Network Coordinator

Nikita is coordinating the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN) and providing research and policy-relevant insight for the ELN.

He has worked in London and Moscow-based think tanks, with proven experience in international relations consulting, providing practical, real-world solutions to political and security challenges.

Most recently, Nikita was a Research Analyst at a London-based commercial intelligence and security company Audere International and a Research Assistant at the Department of Politics and International Relations (University of Oxford). He obtained a Master of Philosophy degree in International Relations from the University of Oxford. Previously, he earned a BA and MA in International Relations from HSE University in Moscow.

Nikita is a native Russian speaker with fluent English and basic knowledge of Ukrainian, Italian and German. He is based in London, UK.

Content by Nikita Gryazin


Annual Gathering of the Younger Generation Leaders Network in Vienna

From the 26th-29th of June, the Younger Generation Leaders Network (YGLN) met in Vienna for their annual gathering. Over the course of the week, YGLN members met with various international organisations and diplomatic missions, fostered insightful discussions, and were able to network and collaborate with one another. Read the commentary for a full account of the annual gathering.

18 September 2023 | Nikita Gryazin

Four ways to strengthen the enforcement of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

In September 2022 Russia was expelled from the European Convention on Human Rights due to its invasion of Ukraine. Since then, the remaining member states of the Council of Europe have placed a greater importance on stabilising and safeguarding the European Court of Human Rights system, which currently struggles to implement its judgments and ensure compliance. Nikita Gryazin and Julia Glukhikh explore how to best improve the efficacy of the court in the face of these issues.

11 May 2023 | Julia Glukhikh and Nikita Gryazin