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Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Dr Dmitri Trenin has been Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center since 2008. He joined the Center at its inception in 1994, having previously served in the Russian/Soviet armed forces (1972-1993). Trenin’s postings included Iraq (with the military assistance group); East Germany (military liaison); Switzerland (arms control); and Italy (NATO Defense College). He also taught at the Military Institute in Moscow and VUB, Free University of Brussels. Trenin is a member of the Russian International Affairs Council, the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Military Science.


He is the author of a number of books, including What Is Russia Up to in the Middle East? (2018); Should We Fear Russia? (2016); Russia and the World in the 21st Century (Russian, 2016); Unconditional Peace: 21st Century Euro-Atlantic and a Security Community (Russian, 2013); Post-Imperium: A Eurasian Story (English, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese, 2011-2014); Russia’s Foreign Policy: A Solo Voyage (2009); Getting Russia Right (2007); Integration and Identity: Russia as a New West (Russian, 2006); Russia’s Restless Border: The Chechnya Factor in Post-Soviet Russia (2004); The End of Eurasia: Russia Between Geopolitics and Globalization (2002); Russia’s China Problem (1998); Baltic Chance: The Baltic States, Russia and the West in a New Europe (1997).