Journal Staff

Olga Sidorovich, Managing Editor

MBA in Public Sector, Director of the independent think-tank organization – Institute for Law and Public Policy (ILPP),  Editor-in-Chief of journal «Comparative Constitutional Review» (Sravnitel’noe konstitutsionnoe obozrenie). She moved to the third sector activity in 1993 after 10 years as a research fellow in the Russian academia (Institute for U.S.A. and Canada Studies, and Institute of Europe) as a co-founder of the Moscow Public Science Foundation (in the position of the Director of the Centre for the Study of Constitutionalism in Eastern and Central Europe and Vice-President). Under her leadership the ILPP managed to implement more then 125 international and national projects, inter alia in the field of constitutional law. She is a Steering Committee member of the “Alfa Fellowship Program”, board member of a few Russian public and nongovernmental organizations. She is a graduate of Birmingham University School of Public Policy. One of the Russian Fellows (2012) of the Drapper Hills Summer Program at Stanford University.

Anastasia Kretsul,  Executive Secretary

Graduated from the Faculty of law of the Moscow State University, currently studying on the Faculty of law within the “International Econonical Law” master’s program. Her circle of interests includes international justice and Eurasian integration.


Eggert Ksenia,  Executive Secretary

Graduated from Moscow Higher School of Economics with a Law degree (2018). Ksenia is also an alumnus of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Currently she is a Master student at the Higher School of Economics Faculty of Law and at the K.U. Leuven Faculty of Canon Law. Her research interests lie primarily in the fields of law and religion, law and politics, freedom of religion and freedom of expression.

Daria Uvarova, Editor

Currently studying on the Faculty of Law of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Participated as a volunteer in such events as the Contest for Constitutional Justice «Khrustalnaya Femida» and the Model of the International Criminal Court. The circle of scientific interests covers constitutional and criminal law, issues of gender equality, problems of domestic violence.

Grant NewmanEditor of English texts

Grant Newman is a graduate of Harvard Law School where he was an executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Luneva EkaterinaTranslator

Graduate of MGIMO University (World Economy faculty)

Dmitri Sitchinava, Translator

Ph. D. in linguistics (2005), main fields of research: grammar typology and corpus lingustics. Senior researcher at the Russian language Institute (2011) and Associate Professor at the School of Linguistics of the Higher School of Economics, Moscow (2017) where he teaches among other courses Translation studies (2019). A key manager of the Russian National Corpus, in particular of the parallel subcorpus which is a major tool for studying and practicing translation. In his translations from English and French several books in linguistics and semiotics were published. Translates papers and books in law since 2004 (from and to English and French) for both journals and for international forums in constitutional law.