Maria Pastukhova, M.A.


Research Division: Global Issues
Research Assistant

maria.pastukhova(at)swp-berlin.org

Since 07/2016 Research Assistant of the Research Division “Global Issues”; Research Assistant in the project “Russia-Germany Background Talks"

2016 Intern at Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), issue area „Rising Powers“

2012-2016 M.A. in Political Science; Assistant at the Research Unit “China and East Asia“, Otto-Suhr Institut, Free University of Berlin

2008-2012 Japanology and East Asia Studies, Free University of Berlin, 2010-2011 JASSO Fellow at the Tsukuba University, Japan

2004-2012 Dip. in International Relations, Irkutsk State University, Russia

Areas of Expertise:

Energy policy, Foreign trade policy, International economic and financial organizations, Regional cooperation and alliances

Regional integration processes, transnational trade agreements, territorial disputes and crisis prevention in Asia-Pacific, energy policy in Asia, BRICS, Russia’s Trade and Energy policy


SWP Publications (selection):

Denis Chukanov, Petra Opitz, Maria Pastukhova, Gianguido Piani, Kirsten Westphal

Renewable Energy and Decentralized Power Generation in Russia

An Opportunity for German-Russian Energy Cooperation

SWP Comments 2017/C 45, November 2017, 8 Pages
Maria Pastukhova, Kirsten Westphal

A Common Energy Market in the Eurasian Economic Union

Implications for the European Union and Energy Relations with Russia

SWP Comments 2016/C 09, February 2016, 8 Pages

SWP Comments

Susanne Dröge, Vijeta Rattani
International Climate Policy Leadership after COP23

The EU Must Resume Its Leading Role, But Cannot Do So Alone


Denis Chukanov, Petra Opitz, Maria Pastukhova, Gianguido Piani, Kirsten Westphal
Renewable Energy and Decentralized Power Generation in Russia

An Opportunity for German-Russian Energy Cooperation


SWP Research Papers

Marianne Beisheim, Anne Ellersiek
Partnerships for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Transformative, Inclusive and Accountable?


Kirsten Westphal, Aurélie Bros, Tatiana Mitrova
German-Russian Gas Relations

A Special Relationship in Troubled Waters