Yury is a young professional in New Media and International Relations. He was born in the North West of Russia, in 2011 he graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations with a Bachelor of Arts in Regional Studies. He lived and studied in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia. In 2015, he successfully graduated from Jagiellonian University — the oldest university in Poland — with a Master of Arts in International Relations. Two years ago he founded the ‘RuFabula’ Journal – one of the few independent Russian media outlets. He is familiar with DC as he did his internship at the Cato Institute this spring. Yury enjoys travelling, swimming and he’s a big cat lover!
Host Organization: National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry (NCSEJ)
Role at Host Organization: Yury will be monitoring legislation, researching and reporting on regional developments, producing publications, maintaining the web site, attending hearings and briefings, organizing and staffing events, and general administrative duties. He will also work independently to develop new publications on U.S.-Eurasia relations, combating anti-Semitism and hate crimes, and issues of importance to Jewish communities in the region.