Kataryna Wolczuk is Professor of Politics at the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies (CREES), the University of Birmingham, UK, Professorial Fellow, College of Europe and Associate Fellow at the Russia and Eurasian Programme, Chatham House, London. Her research focuses on EU's relations with the post-Soviet states as well as on Eurasian integration. Her publications include: Ukraine between the EU and Russia: the Integration Challenge. She has worked with various international organisations and governments.