Maria Pastukhova, M.A.

Maria Pastukhova, M.A.


Research Division: Global Issues
Research Assistant

maria.pastukhova(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-180

Since 2019 - Research Assistant in the project "Geopolitics of Energy Transformation"

2016-2019 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):

Martin Keim, Maria Pastukhova, Maike Voss, Kirsten Westphal

The Link Between Healthcare and Energy Supply

How Joined-up Thinking Can Lead to More Synergies Between the Two Policy Fields

SWP Comment 2019/C 14, March 2019, 7 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C14

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 Comment 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 Comment 2016/C 09, February 2016, 8 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Maria Pastukhova, Kirsten Westphal

Governing the Global Energy Transformation

in: Manfred Hafner/Simone Tagliapietra (eds.), The Geopolitics of the Global Energy Transition, Cham: Springer Nature, 2020, pp. 341-364 (online)

SWP Comments

Anne Koch, Jana Kuhnt
Migration and the 2030 Agenda: Making Everyone Count

Migrants and Refugees in the Sustainable Development Goals


David Kipp, Nadine Knapp, Amrei Meier
Negative Sanctions and the EU’s External Migration Policy

“Less for Less” Not Fit for Purpose


SWP Research Papers

Susanne Dröge
Addressing the Risks of Climate Change

What Role for the UN Security Council?


Anne Koch
On the Run in Their Own Country

Political and Institutional Challenges in the Context of Internal Displacement