Director, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Hryhorii PEREPELYTSIA is the Professor of the Institute of International Relations at the Kiev National University and the Director of the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is a Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor, and the Navy Captain (in retirement). Born on August 13th, 1953 in Ukraine, he graduated from the Senior Navy School (1976) and the Defense Academy (1984). Since 1992 for 1995, he has been a Chief of an analytical group at the Center for Strategic Studies of the General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine. Since 1995, he has been the Head of Military Policy Department at the National Institute for Strategic Studies and the Deputy Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies in 2003. Prof. Perepelytsia is known in Ukraine and abroad as the expert in the field of foreign and security policy and arms control and nonproliferation, and is the author of over 100 scientific publications and books. Among his most recent books is Ukraine - Russia: War in the Conditions of Coexistence (Кiev: Stilos Press, 2015), and Transformations Processes in the Visegrad Group and Ukraine: Comparative Analysis, edited by G.M. Perepelytsia (Kyiv, Stylos Publishing House, 2012).