Cyrille Bret is a lecturer at Sciences-Po Paris. Associate professor and doctor of philosophy, alumnus of the École normale supérieure (ENS-Ulm) and the École nationale d’administration (ENA), he was auditor at the Institut des hautes études de défense nationale (IHEDN). A Russian speaker, he has worked on and taught the history of the USSR in Russia, in particular at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Moscow (RGGU) and at the University of Moscow (MGU). He subsequently taught at New York University (NYU), at École polytechnique and at the École normale supérieure. He co-directs the geopolitics website EurAsia Prospective (https://eurasiaprospective.wordpress.com). He regularly contributes to newspapers and websites: Les Échos, Le Monde, Libération, Slate.fr, Telos, Huffington Post, The Conversation and New Eastern Europe. He is a regular expert on France 24, Hromadske TV, and Russia.