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Team Member

Dr. Sergey Sukhankin

NAADSN Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Sergey Sukhankin is a Senior Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, and an Advisor at Gulf State Analytics (Washington, D.C.). He received his PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His areas of interest include Kaliningrad and the Baltic Sea region, Russian information and cyber security, A2/AD and its interpretation in Russia, the Arctic region, and the development of Russian private military companies since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War. He is now increasingly focusing on economic issues (the Northern Sea Route and oil/LNG projects) in the Arctic region. He has consulted or briefed with CSIS (Canada), DIA (USA), and the European Parliament. His project discussing the activities of Russian PMCs, “War by Other Means” informed the United Nations General Assembly report entitled “Use of Mercenaries as a Means of Violating Human Rights and Impeding the Exercise of the Right of Peoples to Self-Determination.” He is based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Strategic Perspective: War in Ukraine dilutes Russia’s Arctic successes and damages future plans, by Sergey Sukhankin, July 2022

Policy Primer: The “Izborsk Club”: A Call From the Past or Insight into Russia’s Future? by Sergey Sukhankin, November 2021

Policy Brief: The (Potential) Sino-Russian Maritime Partnership: Impacts on the Arctic Region, by Sergy Sukhankin, October 2021

Engage Series: Russia and the Arctic in an Era of Strategic Competition: Selected Writings, by Sergey Sukhankin, August 2021.

Policy Brief: Russia’s ‘Green’ Agenda in the Arctic Council: Words, Deeds, and Implications for the West, by Sergey Sukhankin, July 2021.