Director of Ifri's Russia-NIS Center

Research areas :

  • Evolution of Russian domestic and foreign policies
  • Soft power
  • Ukraine
  • Russian higher education
  • Human capital


Tatiana Kastueva-Jean holds a degree from the State University of Ekaterinbourg, a Franco-Russian Master in International Relations from the University of Sciences Po/MGIMO in Moscow, and a DEA (Diplôme d'études approfondies) in International Relations from the University of Marne-la-Vallée in France. She directs the Russie.Nei.Visions collection.

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"This volume is a most timely and useful contribution to the literature on contemporary Russia and its neighborhood. Thomas Gomart and Tatiana Kastueva-Jean have brought together a fine team of established and young scholars to discuss some of the most critical domestic and foreign policy...


In this year's collection from Ifri's Russia/NIS Center, four themes are explored: the EU-Russia relationship, the strategies of Russia's national champions, Russian foreign policy, and energy and strategy dimensions in Russian bilateral relations. "Any publication on Russia to be released in...


In terms of higher education, Russia displays indicators worthy of enthusiasm: a high level of people benefiting from higher education, an increase in the number of students and the multiplication in the number of higher education establishments. Higher education is increasingly in demand,...


In this original book, ten key experts explore four main themes: EU-Russia relationship background; energy security and its implications on Russian foreign policy and the European market; implementation of international norms by Russia; and security issues in the Caucasus and Central Asia.


Due to its Soviet legacy, Russia has gained a reputation for having a well-trained population and efficient educational system. The facts on the ground are obviously more ambiguous, however. The veritable 'boom' of higher education and the good results of some well-known universities hide the...


Few regional areas have stimulated as much interest and speculations as Russia and the New Independent States.Emerging from the transition years through different ways, these countries are facing individual as well as joint challenges. In this original book, eleven key experts explore the...

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