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Nikita Gryazin

YGLN Coordinator

Nikita is a full-time member of the Secretariat of the European Leadership Network (ELN), coordinating 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 fluent in English and Russian, with basic knowledge of Ukrainian, Italian and German. He is based in London.

Content by Nikita Gryazin


Global Britain: Johnson seeks to follow Churchill’s lead

Since late 2016 when ‘Global Britain’ was first mentioned, the UK has been defining its post-Brexit foreign policy framework, aims and ambitions. Nikita Gryazin argues that ‘the Churchill Factor’ plays an important role in Boris Johnson’s ‘Global Britain’ narrative.

2 August 2021 | Nikita Gryazin