Elizabeth A. Wood is professor of Russian and Soviet history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was a fellow at the Wilson Center in 2015.
William E. Pomeranz is deputy director of the Kennan Institute, the Wilson Center’s program for Russian and post-Soviet studies.
E. Wayne Merry is Senior Fellow for Europe and Eurasia at the American Foreign Policy Council. He served for six years as a U.S. diplomat at the American embassy in Moscow.
Maxim Trudolyubov is editor-at-large with Vedomosti, a Russian-language business daily. He also writes for the International New York Times and was a Wilson Center fellow from 2014 to 2015.