Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Roman Osharov
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Roman Osharov is an Academy Robert Bosch Fellow on the Russia and Eurasia Programme. Roman’s research at Chatham House will focus on the Russian approach to terrorism and counter-terrorism operations, as well as on the challenges and opportunities of international cooperation in counter-terrorism.

Roman was a Chevening scholar at King’s College London, where he did a master’s degree in International Relations.

Before joining Chatham House, Roman worked for five years as a journalist in Moscow for Voice of America and (formerly, as well as contributing to other news organisations, including the Financial Times. He has also worked in public diplomacy and public affairs roles.

Roman’s fellowship is supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.


  • Russian foreign and domestic policy
  • Russian media
  • Russian counter-terrorism, counterinsurgency


2016-17 MA in International Relations, King’s College London
2011-14Correspondent, Voice of America, Russian Service, Moscow, Russia
2010-11Correspondent, (formerly, Moscow, Russia
2006-11BA in Journalism, People’s Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia