Mira Milosevich-Juaristi

Senior Analyst
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Mira Milosevich-Juaristi is Senior Analyst for Russia, Eurasia and the Balkans at the Elcano Royal Institute, Associate Professor of The Foreign Policy of Russia at IE University’s School of Global and Public Affairs.

She has collaborated on several collective books and is the author of three books: two of them on the Yugoslav wars –Los Tristes y los Héroes. Historias de los nacionalistas serbios (2000) and El Trigo de la Guerra. Nacionalismo y violencia en Kosovo (2001), published by Espasa Calpe. Her recent book is Breve Historia de la Revolución rusa (2017, Galaxia Gutenberg, 7 editions).

She has advised the European Parliament, the Spanish Parliament, the UK Parliament, NATO, STRATCOM and the US State Department on security issues related to disinformation as an instrument of Russia’s hybrid warfare in the West.

She is a member of the board of the Transatlantic Relations Initiative (IE University). She is a member of two working groups of the European Leadership Network, Contact Group on Western-Russian relations and the Russia-NATO Action Group.

In 2020, she was a Visiting Fellow in the Europe, Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. thanks to the financial support of the Argyros Family Foundation.

She holds a PhD in European Studies from the Complutense University of Madrid and a BA in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Belgrade. She holds a diploma from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Workshop in Global Leadership (2019) and a diploma from the CSIS’s Executive Courses Understanding Russian Military Today (2020) and Understanding Washington (2020). Her working languages are Spanish, English, Russian and Serbian

Research areas: the great power competition (among Russia, China and the US), Russia’s role in international security, Russia’s foreign, security and defence policy, Russia’s ambitions in the post-Soviet space, as well as political transitions in post-communist countries and its relations with the Atlantic Alliance and the European Union.

Selected publications: she is the author of three books: two about the Yugoslav wars (Los tristes y los héroes. Las historias de los nacionalistas serbios, published in 2000, and El trigo de la guerra. Nacionalismo y violencia en Kosovo, 2001) and, more recently (2017), Breve historia de la Revolución Rusa, which is now through its seventh reprint. She has contributed, as an author, to several collective books and frequently publishes opinion articles in the Spanish newspapers El Mundo and ABC.


  • Presentation of the book “El imperio Zombi. Rusia y el orden mundial”, by Mira Milosevich-Juaristi (2024)
  • Roundtable “The war in Ukraine, year two” (2023)
  • Round table “Ukraine, one year later” (2023)
  • Presentation of the Elcano Policy Paper “España en el mundo en 2023: perspectivas y desafíos” (2023)
  • Round table "Lessons from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. A look into the future" (2022)
  • Roundtable "Implications of the Ukranian armed conflict for the global geopolitical confrontation" (2022)
  • Conference ‘The European Union and its neighbours’ (2022)
  • Roundtable "Ukraine and the future of the international order" (2022)

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