22 Mar 2023
The Russo-Ukrainian war and the illegal arms trade
Crime & Conflict, UKR-Obs
Director, Mayak Intelligence
Mark Galeotti is a long-time Russia-watcher, even though Moscow banned him this year. He is an Honorary Professor at University College London and Executive Director of the UK-based consultancy Mayak Intelligence, and is currently a Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute. He read history at Cambridge and took his doctorate in government at the LSE, and after a stint with the British Foreign Office has been a scholar and thinktanker in New York, Moscow, Prague, Florence and London. A prolific author, his most recent books include the forthcoming Putin’s Wars: from Chechnya to Ukraine (Bloomsbury, 2022), The Weaponisation of Everything (Yale, 2022), We Need To Talk About Putin (Ebury, 2019) and The Vory: Russia’s super mafia (Yale, 2018).
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CEO, John Walker Crime Trends Analysis
Independent Wildlife Crime Specialist, EcoJust
Investigator, Cocaine Research Center
PhD Candidate, Hertie School of Governance
Research Director and Founding partner, CASM, Demos
Researcher, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Senior Advisor, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Director, Inquisitio Consulting Ltd.
Researcher, University of Iceland, Háskóli Íslands
Chief, Strategic Policy and Development Section, Police Division, Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions, United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, New York, USA
CEO, Eirene Associates int.
Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime