Kristina Potapova joined the Martens Centre team in May 2016. Kristina has recently been a trainee in the Secretariat-General of the European Commission.
Prior to that, she conducted research on Russia’s disinformation campaigns at the International Centre for Defence and Security, a Tallinn-based think tank, and worked at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs to support the NDI program on civil society enhancement and democracy development in Russia.
Kristina’s research interests include Russia’s Information Warfare and EU relations with Russia. Kristina holds an MSc in European Public Policy from University College London and a BA in International Relations from the University of Essex in the UK. Kristina speaks Estonian, Russian and English and has a passive knowledge of Spanish and French.