Irina Busygina worked as Professor of Comparative Politics at the Department of Political Science and International Relations (Higher School of Economics at Saint Petersburg, Russia). Her research interests include comparative federalism and regionalization, Russian domestic and foreign policy, Russia-EU relations. Her latest publications include “Russia, Post-Soviet Integration, and the EAEU: The Balance between Domination and Cooperation”, Problems of Post-Communism, 2020. Published online September 1; Russian Federalism: Informal Elite Games Against Formal Democratic Institutions. PONARS Memo, N 656, June, 2020; Russia-EU Relations and the Common Neighborhood: Coercion Versus Authority. UK: Routledge, 2018.
Visiting Scholar, Davis Center; Independent Researcher