Keir Giles

Keir Giles is a senior consulting fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Chatham House. He has supported the institute in its Russia-focused research since 2013. Previously, he worked with the BBC Monitoring Service and the UK Defence Academy, where he wrote and advised on Russian military, defence and security issues including human factors influencing Russian security policy, Russian strategy and doctrine, the Russian view of cyber and information security, and Russia’s relations with its neighbours in Northern Europe. He is the author of multiple publications explaining the Russian approach to warfare. His most recent book is Russia’s War on Everybody: And What it Means for You (Bloomsbury, 2022), describing the human impact of Russia’s campaigns to acquire power and influence around the world. In addition to work with the Chatham House, he leads the Conflict Studies Research Centre, a group of subject matter experts in Eurasian security.

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