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Alexandra Kuimova

POSITION AT SIPRI
Researcher

Alexandra Kuimova

Alexandra Kuimova

Alexandra Kuimova is a Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Transfers 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. 

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. 

Subject expertise

Defence policies; arms transfers; arms procurement and military expenditure in the MENA region and Post-Soviet states; Russian arms exports to the MENA region

Regional expertise

Russia, Middle East, North Africa

Languages
Russian, English, Arabic
Education

Specialist (M.A.) degree in African and Oriental Studies, Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Russia

Citizenship
Russia
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