Maksim Likhachev

Maksim Likhachev

research fellow
PhD in Law


Biography: Maksim Likhachev was born on January 13, 1986 in Magdeburg (GDR) in a family of serviceman. In 2003 he entered the Faculty of Law of the Chelyabinsk State University, which he graduated with honors in 2008. In the same year he entered the graduate school at the Department of International and European Law of Ural State Law Academy (Ekaterinburg). In 2011 he defended his dissertation for the specialty “International Law”. Defense took place at Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation (Moscow). Since 2009 he has been teaching subjects of international legal cycle. In 2009-2011 he worked at the Faculty of Law of Chelyabinsk State University. Since 2011 he has been working as a teacher at the Department of International and European Law of Urals State Law University. Since June 2012 he has been working at RISS.

Subject of dissertation: The status of the individual as the embodiment of international legal cooperation and domestic regulation.

Areas of expertise: political and socio-economic processes in Kazakhstan; the foreign policy of the republic and its interaction with the United States, China and other powers, as well as international organizations in the context of Russia's national interests.


Russia's image in the mass media of Kazakhstan

The Russian theme remains one of the Republic's key information trends

Should Kazakhstan Be in the WTO?

West uses WTO negotiations with Kazakhstan to inhibit post-Soviet integration