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Orysia Lutsevych

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Orysia Lutsevych

Research Fellow, Head of Ukraine Forum, Chatham House
Orysia Lutsevych

Orysia Lutsevych is Head of the Ukraine Forum and Research Fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House. Since joining Chatham House in 2012 her research focused on social change and the role of civil society in democratic transition in the post-Soviet region. Her most recent focus is on state and societal resilience, where she is leading a new effort to design Resilience Index on Foreign Encroachment (RIFE). In 2017 she coordinated and co-authored a major Chatham House report The Struggle for Ukraine, which assessed changes since Euromaidan and provided policy recommendations. She is the author of the Chatham House publications Agents of the Russian World: Proxy Groups in the Contested Neighbourhood (2016); and How to Finish a Revolution: Civil Society and Democracy in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine (2013). Her media work includes contributions to the BBC, the Guardian, The Times, CNN, the Financial Times, the New York Times and Open Democracy.