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Frederick
Michell

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Frederick

Frederick is a University College London graduate of Russian Language and Eastern European studies, and King’s College London MSc graduate in Russian economic and political science. He has worked in the UK and overseas for political organisations, businesses and NGOs.

At Global Counsel, Frederick provides research and support to clients on Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, through monitoring of political developments, as well as policy and regulatory changes in the markets across the region.
 

Latest Insights by Frederick Michell

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Russia and China tackle internet regulation

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Senior Associate, Jens Presthus, and Associate, Frederick Michell, join Senior Director, Stephen Adams, to look at internet regulation in China and Russia. They explore how digital companies, both foreign and domestic, could be affected by future regulation and how each country plans to tackle misinformation. Their discussion highlights that the two countries, whilst…

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Armenia-Azerbaijan: two global implications of the conflict

General Politics

One of the world’s longest running conflicts has once again erupted, causing devastation and instability across the South Caucasus. For citizens of Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountainous region situated between Armenia and Azerbaijan, their home has once again become a warzone with no sustained peace in sight. But this conflict also extends beyond the region, creating wider…

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Will Russia’s return to federalism survive the virus?

General Politics

Since his election in 2000, Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has gradually brought the regions that make up Russia under the centralising authority of the Kremlin. Two decades on and these regions, which were relatively autonomous pre-Putin, have little genuine power beyond what is granted to them, until now. 

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Populism in a crisis: how is covid-19 impacting Poland and Hungary’s relationship with the EU?

General Politics

Despite the EU’s best efforts, the controversial political agendas of Poland and Hungary have seemed unstoppable, until now. Recent covid-19 outbreaks are forcing both countries to redirect their time and budget away from their long-term Eurosceptic political plans and towards tackling the health crisis. But is either government actually delaying their populist agendas,…

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