Riley Bailey

Russia Researcher


Riley Bailey is a Russia Researcher on the Russia/Ukraine portfolio at ISW. He graduated from Georgetown University in May of 2022 with an M.A. in Security Studies and a concentration in Intelligence. Riley also holds a B.A. with a double major in Economics and Russian from the University of Florida. His research interests include Russia’s relationship with Central Asia, Russian hybrid warfare, and Russia’s role in Great Power Competition. Riley has been a contributing author of ISW’s daily Russian Offensive Campaign Assessments since September 2022. He focuses on Russian operational campaign design as well as the Russian military’s command and control in Ukraine.

ISW Publications:

Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment (Special Edition), April 30, 2023

Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, December 11, 2022

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