Nikita Gryazin is a second year Master’s student at Higher School of Economics (Moscow) specializing in European Studies. He works as Research Assistant at the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (CCEIS). His studies mainly focus on European integration and UK foreign policy towards EU, particularly concerning Brexit. In general, today his areas of research interest are the UK, EU, European integration, Russia-EU, transatlantic and Russia-US relations. Fully sharing the University Consortium ideas and principles, Nikita takes part in every UC event. His main hobby in life is music, Nikita is playing piano, guitar, saxophone and drums on an advanced level.