Tatiana Stanovaya is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Russia Eurasia Center. She is also the founder of R.Politik. Reality of Russian Politics, a political analysis firm, and a member of the research council of L’Observatoire, the analysis center of the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Stanovaya spent 15 years as head of the analysis department of the Center for Political Technologies, a Moscow-based political consulting firm. She began her career at the Moscow office of the Severstal steel and mining company.
Stanovaya’s research interests include the impact of interest groups on Russian politics, with particular focus on connections within the elite as well as formal and informal mechanisms of decision-making.
A prolific writer on Russian domestic politics and foreign policy, Stanovaya has been quoted widely in Russian and Western media, including the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Le Figaro, Libération, Politico, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, RBC, Vedomosti, and Kommersant, among others.