Anatoly Reshetnikov is a PhD Candidate and an Instructor of Research Design at the Department of International Relations, Central European University. He also teaches a course on Unorthodox Approaches to Russia’s Politics and International Relations at Budapest's Eötvös Loránd University. In his dissertation, Anatoly is reconstructing the evolution of Russia’s age-old idea of being a great power. His broader research interests include identity politics, history of ideas, linguistic approaches to social analysis, contemporary Russian politics, and the concept of responsibility in international relations. In 2015, Anatoly was as an affiliate researcher at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. From January 2017, he will continue working on his research project at Lund University (Sweden). His publications include “‘Great Projects’ Politics in Russia” (Demokratizatsiya, 2011) and “Frozen Transition: Russia and Great Power Crisis Management” (New Perspectives, 2016).