Location: Moscow, Russia
Competence: Cybersecurity, Russian Foreign Policy, Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Arms Control
Field of expertise: Specialist in international information security, weapons of mass destruction nonproliferation, and information technologies development.
Work experience: Elena heads the Foreign Policy Desk at the "Kommersant" daily newspaper. She is a member of the Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy and a member of the PIR-Center working group on Global Internet Governance and International Information Security. In 2006-2010 she headed Foreign Policy Department at the "Russky Newsweek" magazine. Previously she worked as a correspondent at the "Golos Rossii" radio station and a Deputy Director of the Free Russian-German Institute of Social and Political Journalism at the Moscow State University.