- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Alexandra Kuimova is a Research Assistant with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. Her areas of research include the monitoring of arms transfers, military spending and arms industry, foreign and defence policies, with particular focus on the Middle East and North Africa, Russia and Eastern Europe. She also maintains the online National Reports Database.
Prior to joining SIPRI, she was an Intern in the Department of New Challenges and Threats at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation where she prepared a background report on terrorist movements in the MENA region. She also completed internships at Université Abdelmalek Essaâdi in Morocco and Cairo University in Egypt.
Defence policies; arms transfers; arms procurement and military expenditure in the MENA region and Post-Soviet states; Russian arms exports to the MENA region
Russia, Middle East, North Africa
Specialist (M.A.) degree in African and Oriental Studies, Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Russia