Lilia Shevtsova is an Associate Fellow at the Chatham House (London) and Honorary Doctor of the St.Gallen University (Switzerland). She is the member of the Boards of the Finnish Centre for Excellence in Russian Studies (Helsinki), Liberal Mission Foundation (Moscow); member of the Editorial Boards of the journals “American Interest,” “Journal of Democracy” and “New Eastern Europe“. She was awarded the Estonian state order – Cross Pro Terra Mariana for participation in the democracy promotion. She is author of Yeltsin’s Russia: Myths and Reality and Putin’s Russia.
The Andrei Sakharov Research Centre contributes to the development of a pluralist and democratic society in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.