Oleg Shakirov is a Consultant at PIR Center. Graduated from the South Ural State University with a degree in international relations (2010). In 2015, he received an MA degree from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. In 2011-2012, Oleg worked as a news editor at the International Broadcasting section of RIA Novosti.
He joined the PIR Center in September-December 2012 as an intern and has been working there as a consultant since 2015. In the summer of 2014, Oleg interned with the UN Department for Political Affairs. In 2016-2019, he worked as an expert on foreign policy and security at the Center for Strategic Research (Russia).
Oleg is a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN), one of the ELN’s networks.