Ridvan Bari Urcosta

Ridvan Bari Urcosta is a research fellow at the Institute of International Relations at Warsaw University, where he specializes in Russian Foreign Policy and particularly Russian Grand Strategy. He regularly cooperates with the European Council Foreign Relations.  He has served as assistant to the Head of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People since 2014, and represent Crimean Tatars at a variety of international institutions. Before the Russian annexation of Crimea, he worked as a civil servant in the Sevastopol State Administration, in the Department of Investments and Foreign Economic Activities. He regularly writes articles for Ukrainian, Polish and European magazines.

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Articles by Ridvan Bari Urcosta

Ukraine’s Strategic Aims in the Sea of Azov

Today’s (October 17) news of a tragic attack on a school in the Crimean coastal city of Kerch (UNIAN, October 17) snapped global attention back to this Russian-occupied corner of