Author profile: Artem Patalakh

Artem Patalakh holds a PhD in Political Studies from the University of Milan. He has published a number of academic articles on soft power, democracy and human rights promotion, Russian and EU foreign policies and the geopolitics of the post-Soviet space.

Review – The Shadow War

Artem Patalakh • Jun 4 2020 • Features

Journalist Jim Sciutto’s book proves to be an informative source on the covert activities orchestrated by Moscow and Beijing and the impact on the US and its allies.

Russian Democrats’ Stance on the LGBT Community: An Attitudinal Shift

Artem Patalakh • May 11 2020 • Articles

Russia has yet to reach a point where LGBT support is necessary for a democratic politician. However, it is already desirable and certainly not shameful.

Noam Chomsky’s Views on Russian Foreign Policy: A Critical Analysis

Artem Patalakh • Apr 30 2020 • Articles

What sets Chomsky apart from many other fellow travelers of the Kremlin is that he tends to use references to IR scholars and occasionally insert critical remarks about Putin.

Italy as the Kremlin’s ‘Trojan Horse’ in Europe: Some Overlooked Factors

Artem Patalakh • Apr 11 2020 • Articles

As Russian influence in Italy grows, Putin’s ‘Trojan horse’ in the EU reflects several societal trends, molding perceptions of a foreign policy appropriate for Italy.

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