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László PÓTI PhD

Position

Senior Research Fellow

Research field

Russia, Ukraine, Commonwealth of Independent States, Post-Soviet Space

László graduated from the Faculty of International Relations of the Moscow State University of International Relations. He received his PhD from the University of Economic Sciences of Budapest in 2000. The title of his dissertation is “The Policy of the Soviet Union towards Eastern Europe in the Gorbachev-era, 1985-1991”. He served as a diplomat at the Hungarian Embassy in Moscow between 2009-2013, and took part in the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in 2014-15. His main fields of research are: the post-Soviet space, including Russian foreign and security policy, domestic and foreign policy of Ukraine, as well as, the integration processes in the Commonwealth of Independent States.