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Fletcher Eurasia Club Lunch Seminar: Oleg Shakirov on Cyber War in Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond

November 29 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Please join the Fletcher Eurasia Club for a lunch seminar with Oleg Shakirov. He will speak on cyberwarfare in Russia, Ukraine, and the West. We encourage you to read his recent article on cyber security in Russia-U.S. relations, and an article on pro-Ukrainian hacktivist groups attacking Russia, which features his comments. We also welcome you to read Professor Susan Landau’s article on the cyber war in Ukraine and Professor Josephine Wolff’s article on the cyber activities of pro-Russian groups beyond Ukraine. The Eurasia Club weekly lunch seminar series engages with students, faculty, staff, and researchers to foster a better understanding of the region among members of the Fletcher community. Members of the wider Tufts community are also welcome to attend. Lunch will be served. Click here to register.

Oleg Shakirov is a researcher focusing on international cyber policy and arms control issues, as well as on Russia’s foreign policy and modern diplomacy. He is a Consultant at PIR Center and a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security. Previously he held research positions at the Moscow-based policy think tanks Center for Strategic Research and Center for Advanced Governance, and worked at the Russian Diplomatic Academy. He presented on cyber security at various venues including at the 2018 UNIDIR Cyber Stability Conference, the Hague Program on Cyber Norms annual conferences, the Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity Conference 2021, and Hack the Capitol 4.0. He holds a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (2015) and a specialist degree from the South Ural State University (2010).

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