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Maxim A. Suchkov

Dr. Maxim A. Suchkov is a columnist for Al-Monitor’s Russia-Mideast coverage, as well as an expert of the Valdai International Discussion Club and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), a Moscow-based think tank.

He is also an Associate Professor of Russian foreign policy at Pyatigorsk State University’s School of International Relations, an academic institution based in the North Caucasus.