Arnaud Dubien

Director, Analytical Center “Observo”

 Arnaud Dubien heads this analytical center of the French-Russian Chamber of Commerce in Moscow since March 2012. A graduate of the French National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO) and Paris Institute of Political Studies (IEP Paris). 

He was a Russia-CIS researcher at the Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques (IRIS) (1999–2006). He then headed several publications on the post-Soviet area, including the Russian edition of the Foreign Policy magazine and the Ukraine Intelligence and Russia Intelligence newsletters. In the last few years, Arnaud Dubien has also worked as a consultant for the Center for Analysis and Forecasting of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as for major French industrial groups. Chief-editor of the annual report “Russia 2017”.

Recently edited Russia 2014. Insights of the French-Russian Observatory, Paris, Cherche Midi and Dйfis russes, La revue internationals et strategiques, hiver 2013–2014.