Jyri Lavikainen is a researcher in the Finnish Foreign Policy, Northern European Security and NATO research programme. His research focuses on Russian foreign and security policy, nuclear deterrence and great power politics. Lavikainen graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Political Science. He is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, where he is studying the development of the Russian concept of the struggle over the sphere of influence.
Russia’s foreign and security policy, nuclear deterrence, great power politics
Master of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, 2016