Katia Glod

Fellow, Russia

Katia Glod is a nonresident fellow with CEPA’s Russia program. Glod is an independent analyst and political risk consultant based in London. She advises on the politics and economics of former Soviet countries. Glod worked as the Belarus representative of the European Endowment for Democracy in Minsk for Glod worked as the Belarus consultant for the European Endowment for Democracy in Minsk. She also worked as an election observer and analyst for the OSCE in countries such as Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Albania, and North Macedonia. Earlier Glod was a Robert Bosch Academy Fellow on the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House in London. She managed research projects on labor migration and public attitudes for the Eurasian Development Bank in Russia and Kazakhstan.

Glod’s research interests include democratization and authoritarianism in the former Soviet countries; the development of civil society; the EU’s Eastern Partnership; Russia’s policy towards former Soviet countries; and energy markets in former Soviet countries.

Glod holds a Master’s degree in European Politics from Sussex University, and a BA in Humanities from the University of North Dakota.

Written by Katia Glod

Bloodied But Unbowed: Belarusian Opposition Fights On Though the opposition to the current regime in Belarus faces a long struggle with many challenges ahead, its supporters show no signs of quitting
Lukashenka’s Pliant Parliament Pledges New Repression The measures effectively remove the chance to vote for anti-regime candidates
Belarus Slowly Succumbs to the Bear Hug Belarusian resistance to Russia’s demands for union is diminishing as a heavily sanctioned Lukashenka pleads for help
A Nation in Chains: Belarus One Year On Understandably, the opposition hopes that international pressure will help to bring down the regime. But the reality is that Belarus must free itself.
Lithuanian Border migrants Lukashenka Makes a Weapon of the World’s Poor Aliaksandr Lukashenka is shipping developing world migrants to the borders of his EU enemies.
EU Sanctions Belarus but Still Lacks a Strategy The EU has managed to overcome disagreements and demonstrated unity in its decisions on Belarus