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Mikhail Korostikov

Independent Researcher, Carnegie Russia and Eurasia Contributor; Former Head of Asia desk at Kommersant newspaper

Mikhail Korostikov is an independent international relations expert specializing in China’s domestic and foreign policy, Russia-China relations and Russia’s relations with Asian countries. He is a former observer for the Kommersant Publishing House and Director for International Relations at VEB.RF State Development Corporation. Author of more than 1,000 articles in Russian and international scholarly, journalistic and analytical outlets. A regular contributor to the Carnegie Russia and Eurasia Centre. Lives in Belgrade. Speaks Russian, English and Chinese. Graduate of the Moscow State University of International Relations, the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and Shanghai State University.