Nikita is currently consulting a commercial intelligence and investigations firm on the security risks in Ukraine and assisting with the evacuation of personnel and provision of humanitarian aid. He has worked in London and Moscow based think tanks, with proven experience in international relations consulting and investigative research, providing practical real-world solutions to political and security challenges. Most recently, Nikita was a YGLN Project Assistant at the European Leadership Network 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 fluent in English and Russian, with basic knowledge of Ukrainian, Italian and German. He is currently based in London.