Richard Lachmann

1956 – 2021

Professor of Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York.

David Lane

Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Cambridge University and an Emeritus Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge University. Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK). His recent work includes: The Capitalist Transformation of State Socialism (2014) (Russian Edition, INIR St Petersburg 2023). Global Neoliberal Capitalism and the Alternatives (2023, Russian Edition INIR St Petersburg, In Press).

Andrei N. Lankov

Kookmin University, Seoul, Republic of Korea


ORCID: 0000-0003-0876-880X


E-mail: [email protected]
Tel.: +82-2-910-5833
Address: Kookmin University, 77 Jeongneung-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02707, Korea

Viktor Larin

Director of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East at the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is Doctor of History and Professor at the Far Eastern Federal University.

Marlene Laruelle

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Research Professor, Director, Institutefor European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Co-Director of PONARS Eurasia

Murat Laumulin

Chief researcher at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies in Almaty. He holds a Doctorate in Political Science.

Sergei V. Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister since 2004

Sergei V. Lavrov

PhD in History
Institute of China and Modern Asia of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Center for World Politics and Strategic Analysis
Junior Research Fellow


ORCID: 0009-0003-4151-7540


E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +79162003503
Address: 32 Nakhimovsky Prospect, Moscow 117997, Russia

Anton Lavrov

Anton Lavrov is an independent aviation analyst and an authoritative Russian researcher of the 2008 Russian-Georgian War. Originally published in: “Tanks of August,” Center of Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (CAST), 2009.

Vasilii V. Lebedev

University of Tokyo, Japan
Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology
Postgraduate Student in East Asian History


SPIN-RSCI: 2096-5433
ResearcherID: AAZ-7916-2020
ORCID: 0000-0002-1969-9443


E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]
Address: Japan, Tokyo-to, Bunkyo-ku, Sendagi-5-39-2, 101.

Robert Legvold

Professor Emeritus at the Department of Political Science, Columbia University, New York, USA

Jean-Pierre Lehmann

Emeritus Professor, IMD, and Founder of the Evian Group, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Yana V. Leksyutina

Doctor of Political Science
Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
School of International Relations
American Studies Department


SPIN-RSCI: 9633-0244
ORCID: 0000-0001-6766-1792
ResearcherID: I-6134-2013
Scopus AuthorID: 57194420243


E-mail: [email protected]
Address: 7/9, Universitetskaya Emb., Saint-Petersburg 199034, Russia 

Maria Lenchenko

Political analyst.

Laszlo Lengyel
Budapest University of Technology and Economics · Department of Automation and Applied Informatics
Mark Leonard

Director of European Council on Foreign Relations

Sergey Leonidov

Church historian.

Alexei Levinson

Head of the Sociocultural Research Department at the Levada Center.