Ivan D. Loshkariov is a Post-Graduate Student at MGIMO-University (Moscow). Mr. Loshkariov has a Bachelor Degree in Area Studies and a Master Degree in International Relations. His research is focused on the foreign policies of post-Soviet states (namely, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus) as well as US policy in the post-Soviet space. Mr. Loshkariov teaches Theory of Politics, Diasporal Politics and Foreign Policy Decision-making at MGIMO-University. Mr. Loshkariov regularly gives extended commentaries for the Russian media (Kommersant-Vlast, Vzglyad.Ru, etc.).