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Olli-Matti Mikkola

Finland Scholar


    May 7, 2018 — July 27, 2018

    Professional affiliation

    PhD, University of Turku/Senior Analyst, The Finnish Defence Forces

    Wilson Center Projects

    Russian Foreign Policy Decision-making

    Full Biography

    Olli-Matti Mikkola holds a PH.D. in Russian language from the University of Turku, Finland. His research focuses on Russian Military and Security policy issues and Intelligence studies. He has served several years in different governmental positions in Finland. At the moment he serves as a Senior Analyst in the Finnish Defence Forces. In 2019-2021, he worked at the Finnish Embassy in Kyiv as an assistant to the Defense Attaché.