- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Alexandra Kuimova is a Research Assistant with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. Working with SIPRI Military Expenditure, Arms Industry and Arms Transfers Databases, Alexandra focuses on developments in the Middle East and North Africa region, and Post-Soviet states.
Before joining SIPRI, she was an Intern in the Department of New Challenges and Threats at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. She has also completed summer internships at Université Abdelmalek Essaâdi in Morocco and Cairo State 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