Non-Resident Research Fellow
Anna Bulakh is a research fellow at the International Centre for Defence and Security, Estonia and memeber of a project team of the development cooperation project “Civil society support for strengthening national resilience and security in Ukraine” supported by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Her research areas cover Energy Security, and regional security in the area of the EU’s Neighbourhood particularly in Ukraine. She writes and comments on the issues of the EU’s single energy market, precisely on the development of the energy infrastructure across the Union and the possibility to bring new sources of energy supplies to Europe and energy security as a tool of foreign policy.
In her research on security risks and conflicts, she focuses on developments in Ukraine’s security and defence, civil sector support of national security. Previously she conducted research at the Prague Security Studies Institute, Czech Republic and works at the ICDS since 2013. Anna was a scholar of a training programme "International Relations and European Integration" for young diplomats, civil servants and researchers from the Eastern Partnership countries at the Estonian School of Diplomacy, holds MA in Political Science and International Relations from the University Fernando Pessoa, Porto (Portugal). In 2015, Anna was lauded as a "Leader of Tomorrow" by the knowledge pool at the 45st St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland.
Bulakh is originally from Ukraine.
13 May 2017
Desynch or Sink: A Political Analysis of Baltic Electricity Desynchronization
The electricity grids of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are still synchronised with Russia and Belarus in the framework of the so-called BRELL...
12 April 2017
ICDS Conducted a Two-Day Conference in Eastern Ukraine
International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS), in cooperation with Anti-Crisis Media Centre (Ukraine), has successfully conducted a two-day...
22 March 2017
Visit of delegation from the College of Europe, Natolin Campus
As a part of their study trip “The Baltic and European (In-) Security Dilemmas”, 30 students from the College of Europe, Natolin Campus visited ICDS...
27 February 2017
Russia Sends A New Message On Its Plans for the Donbas. Are We Ready to Listen?
Russia’s recent decision to grant official recognition of civil documents issued in the self-proclaimed people’s republics of Luhansk and Donetsk (LNR...
17 February 2017
What next for Ukraine?
The ICDS research fellows Kalev Stoicescu and Anna Bulakh discuss the Ukrainian future. The discussion was moderated by Erkki Bahovski.
26 January 2017
Ukraine's President Visit to Estonia – The Value of Political Solidarity in Trump Era
On January 23, 2016 Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko visited Estonia just two days after the inauguration of the 45th US president, Donald Trump –...
22 December 2016
Defining Ukraine’s National Resilience in Light of Non-linear Threats: Where to Start?
What makes eastern Ukraine more resilient than expected and/or calculated by the aggressor, which has succeeded in annexing the Crimea and occupying a...
13 December 2016
Presentation of Report on Estonia, Finland and Ireland in UNIFIL
ICDS Research Fellows Tony Lawrence, Tomas Jermalavičius and Anna Bulakh presented their report, “Soldiers of Peace: Estonia, Finland and Ireland in...