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Education/Academic qualification

Social and Political Science, Ph.D., European University Institute

1 Sep 201115 Sep 2017

Political Science, MA degree, European University at Saint Petersburg

1 Sep 20091 Jun 2010

Fields of Science

  • 517 Political science
  • elections
  • authoritarianism
  • democratization
  • protests
  • mass survey

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Explaining Bad Governance in Russia: Institutions and Incentives

Gel'man, V. & Zavadskaya, M., Jan 2020, George Washington University, p. 1-6, 6 p. (PONARS Eurasia Policy Memos; no. 634).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

Open Access

When the party's over: political blame attribution under an electoral authoritarian regime

Sirotkina, E. & Zavadskaya, M., 2020, In : Post-Soviet Affairs. 36, 1, p. 37-60 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


Борьба с пандемией в Финляндии: бесполезные уроки?

Translated title of the contribution: Fighting the pandemic in Finland: useless lessons?Gorbacheva, E. & Zavadskaya, M., 28 Apr 2020, In : Европейский диалог.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

Electoral Integrity and Political Regimes: Actors, Strategies and Consequences

Zavadskaya, M. (ed.) & Garnett, H. A. (ed.), 6 Jan 2018, Routledge. (Routledge Studies in Elections, Democracy and Autocracy)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

The Fight for Turnout: Growing Personalism in the Russian Presidential Elections of 2018

Zavadskaya, M., 26 Mar 2018, In : Russian Analytical Digest. 217, p. 2-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific


ElMaRB: Electoral Malpractice, Cyber-security, and Political Consequences in Russia and Beyond

Gorbacheva, E., Zavadskaya, M. & Mitikka, E. J.


Project: University of Helsinki Three-Year Research Project