Anastasia specializes in European political and security affairs. She holds a MA from Freie Universität Berlin, where she wrote her Master’s thesis on the role of OSCE field operations in conflict prevention and crisis management. Previously, she majored in Political Science and International Relations. Anastasia worked as Project Manager in the private sector in Germany and as a Research Assistant at the German Parliament. In Russia, Anastasia campaigned as a civic and human rights activist. Her current professional interests lie in building partnerships with a variety of actors in the field of humanitarian aid and international development. She also works to enhance cooperation with media representatives.