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.
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
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...