Battlefields, war-zones, and lecture theaters

Dr. Vera Mironova is a Russian-American academic, scholar, award-winning writer, producer, speaker, research fellow and policy consultant specializing in armed conflict.
She is often referred to as ‘The Frontline Scholar’ due to her experiences embedded with the Iraq Special Operations Forces (ISOF) as they recaptured the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS in 2016-2017, documented in her 2019 book From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists: Human Resources of Non State Armed Groups (Oxford University Press) | READ MORE

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24 May 2022 Dr. Mironova took part in NATO Strategic Direction-South Hub conference

7 May 2022 Dr. Mironova published an article The Kyiv unit patrolling the streets as law and order cracks under war in Guardian

4 May 2022 Dr. Mironova took part in Atlantic Council conference

28 April 2022 Dr. Mironova published an article Donetsk separatists’ desperate draft campaign empties streets of men in Guardian

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War in #Ukraine is 6 month now and everyone is absolutely burned out. You feel it on frontlines, policy meetings in #Kyiv &official statements. And u know that situation is only getting harder on frontline, economically &politically. But the only thing u could do is keep going.

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