Olivier VEDRINE is Chief Editor of the Russian edition of the “Revue Défense Nationale”. The revue has been published for more than 70 years by the Committee for National Defense Studies and deals with strategic issues from the point of view of safety and defense. The review carries out an independent editorial policy and strives to publish articles of a high academic standard in order to maintain its academic status. Since 2007, it has been published on a monthly basis in English and since 2011 – on a quarterly basis in Arabic. The aim of the Russian edition is to be in the center of topic discussions on strategic issues and contribute to the rapprochement between the European Union and the Russian Federation.

Olivier Vedrine is a speaker of the European Commission, Editor of the Franco-German magazine on foreign politics “European Union Foreign Affairs Journal” and Rector of the Continental University in Kiev.