Non-Resident Research Fellow
Anna Bulakh is a researcher based in Kyiv, Ukraine. Her research covers European energy security and regional security issues in the EU’s Eastern Neighborhood, particularly in Ukraine. Bulakh previously conducted research at the Prague Security Studies Institute. She completed the International Relations and European Integration training program for young diplomats, civil servants, and researchers from the Eastern Partnership countries at the Estonian School of Diplomacy before serving as a resident ICDS research fellow from 2013-2017 and a non-resident research fellow until 2018. She holds an MA in Political Science and International Relations from University Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal.
21 March 2018
The Geopolitics of Power Grids: Political and Security Aspects of Baltic Synchronization
In 2015, the Baltic states declared their intent to withdraw from the BRELL agreement and desynchronize their power grids from the IPS/UPS synchronous...
2 February 2018
Security Sector Reform, Resilience Building and Civil Society in Ukraine
“You cannot have a resilient society without civil society.”
Hanna Hopko, Chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Par...
25 October 2017
An Exercise of Tension: Zapad 2017 Undeclared Messages for Ukraine's Security
The tension escalated by media reporting which surrounded the preparation and conduct of the Russian-Belarus exercises Zapad 2017 has demonstrated the...
23 August 2017
First on the Front Lines - the Role of Volunteers in Countering Russia's Military Aggression against Ukraine
Russia’s military aggression gave rise to many spontaneous social and economic developments in Ukraine.
18 July 2017
Strengthening National Resilience as Response to Hybrid Threats
On July 18-19, 2017 ICDS experts participated in the joint NATO PDP conference Ukraine-Georgia „Professional Development as an essential Part of the...
23 June 2017
Ukraine: Visa Free = Russia-Free?
Starting June 11, Ukrainians holding biometric passports have been able to travel freely for tourism, educational, and business purposes within the EU...
20 June 2017
Discussion on Development of Voluntary Territorial Defence in Ukraine
ICDS Non-Resident Research Fellow Anna Bulakh participated in the discussion “Development of voluntary territorial defence in Ukraine”, held at the...
7 June 2017
Building Resilience Through Improving Communication in EaP Countries
Seminar in Kharkiv, Ukraine on cooperation between civil society and government