Kadri Liik joined ECFR’s Wider Europe Programme as a Senior Policy Fellow in October 2012.
From 2006-2011, Kadri was director of the International Centre for Defence Studies in Estonia, where she also worked as a senior researcher and director of the Centre’s Lennart Meri Conference. Kadri worked extensively as a Moscow correspondent for several Estonian daily papers in the 1990s including Postimees, the largest Estonian daily, Eesti Päevaleht and the Baltic News Service. She became Foreign News editor at Postimees in 2002 before leaving in 2004 to become editor-in-cheif at the monthly magazineDiplomaatia. She was also host of“Välismääraja”, a current affairs talkshow at Raadio Kuku in Tallinn.
Kadri holds a B.A. in journalism from Tartu University in Estonia and an M.A. in International Relations, specialising in diplomacy, from Lancaster University. In addition to her native Estonian, Kadri is fluent in English and Russian.
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