Tsukanov, Leonid V.

Tsukanov, Leonid V.

PIR Center
PIR Center Consultant
Modern challenges and threats to international security; security issues in the Middle East; cyber security (with in-depth specialization in the cyber systems of the Middle East); counterterrorism

Consultant of the PIR Center Global & Regional Security: New Ideas for Russia Program, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) expert, international journalist.

Nominee for the Nasser Bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award on the track “Science” (Bahrain, 2021), quarterfinalist of the Innovators in Global Affairs Award on the track “International Cooperation” (Network 20/20, 2021), laureate of the G.M. Evstafiev Award for young professionals in the field of international security and nuclear non-proliferation (PIR Center, 2022).

Graduate of the XX PIR Center International School on Global Security (2020), participant in the II Russian-Egyptian Forum on Cooperation in the Field of Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity (Egypt, 2021).

Completed advanced training courses on regional security in the Middle East (Tel-Aviv University, MGIMO University) and cybersecurity (UrFU named after B.N. Yeltsin, Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport), as well as on the study of terrorism problems (Universiteit Leiden, Allameh Tabataba’i University).

Speaks Russian, English, Chinese, Arabic, and Persian, as well as Hebrew.

E7/SLE – 12/22