EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya writes for The Hill on the recent failed coup attempt in Turkey and how this may have helped Russia’s president Vladimir Putin.
EDUCATIONMA, International Relations (Middle East Studies, International Law, and International Economics), John Hopkins University (US)
BA, Political Science and International Relations, State University of New York at Geneseo (US)
CONTACT INFORMATIONEmail: anna.borshchevskaya [AT] europeandemocracy.eu
LANGUAGESEnglish, Arabic, Spanish, Russian
Analysis & Events
The Hill (US)June 24, 2016
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya writes about Russia’s reaction after the Orlando shooting, where 50 people lost their lives.
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (United States)February 19, 2016
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya discusses the necessity of implementing safe zones in Syria and why failure to do so will increase the humanitarian disaster while at the same time threaten both regional and European stability.
Middle East TransparentFebruary 17, 2016
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya examines what the West should do in order to establish safe zones at the Turkish-Syrian border.
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (US)January 26, 2016
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya analyses ISIS’ penetration in Russia and the government’s response.
Forbes (US)March 14, 2015
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya calls on the Western policy-makers to be more committed to countering anti-Western propaganda.
The Washington Institute For Near East Policy (US)March 12, 2015
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya discusses the potential implications of the ever closer Russo-Iranian ties for the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme.
Forbes (US)March 10, 2015
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya assesses the state of the Egyptian economy and calls on the US administration to support Sisi’s economic reform agenda despite his undemocratic credentials.
The Hill (US)February 17, 2015
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchkevskaya discusses what the West must do following extensive negotiations and the announcement of a ceasefire in Minsk.
Forbes (US)February 13, 2015
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchkevskaya urges the US to stop distancing itself from Egypt as an ally, and to stop ignoring Egypt’s security and energy needs.
Forbes (US)February 10, 2015
Ahead of talks to discuss an end the crisis in Ukraine, EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya calls for Western leaders to reach a consensus on how to help Ukraine become integrated into the West.
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (US)February 6, 2015
On February 9th – 10th, Russian president Vladimir Putin will travel to Egypt for a bilateral meeting at President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s invitation. EFD Fellow Anna Borshchkevskaya discusses how to judge this meeting.
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (US)January 23, 2015
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya considers what we can expect from upcoming Syria peace talks in Moscow. She states that, while the talks are unlikely to produce immediate results, Moscow could use them to gain leverage to shape its preferred outcome in Syria.
The Hill (US)December 29, 2014
EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya discusses how even as the Russian economic crisis continues to worsen, inflation rises and the ruble continues to plummet, and Putin’s approval ratings remain high, it is ever more likely that protests will break out caused by recent economic troubles.
Forbes (US)November 30, 2014
Despite a recent announcement from Russia’s Anti-Terrorism Committee stating that Russia saw a significant decline in terrorist acts in 2014, EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya states that there are a number of reasons to remain sceptical about how successfully Russia is handling its broader battle with terrorism and radical Islam.