Andrey A. Baklitskiy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Advanced American Studies at the Institute of International Studies at the MGIMO University of the Russian Foreign Ministry, a Consultant at PIR Center, a member of the Deep Cuts Commission and expert at Valdai Discussion Club. Has previously served as a Research Fellow at the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry, PIR Center «Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation» Program Director and the Editor-in-Chief of monthly e-bulletin «Yaderny Kontrol» («Nuclear Control»). Mr. Baklitskiy was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in 2019-2020.
Mr. Baklitskiy graduated from the Urals Federal University with a specialist diploma in regional studies. He taught courses on nuclear nonproliferation and emerging technologies at the MGIMO University and the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry. He regularly contributes to Russian and international media and has authored numerous articles and reports. His research interests include nuclear arms control, nuclear non-proliferation, Iranian nuclear program, and US-Russian strategic relations.