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

Brutality in Belarus: The UN’s Action Needs Support Laying the groundwork for holding authorities to account
Traffic Slowdowns and Eye-Catching Symbols It's time for new ideas from the Belarusian Opposition
Can Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya Run a Successful Opposition? Can Belarus's opposition rise to the challenge of leadership?
The Future of Belarus A ‘velvet,’ but not ‘color,’ revolution heralds dramatic change in the medium term.
On Belarus, Try Comprehensive Sanctions Limited sanctions are doing more harm than good.
Where is Belarus a Month After the Election? As the political stalemate continues in Belarus, the opposition needs a strategy to push its agenda.