Dina Moulioukova is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of International Studies at the University of Miami. She comes from legal background and holds a law Degree in Russian Civil Law and International Law from Kazan State University in Russia. As a recipient of the Cambridge Oversees Trust Scholarship for the Russian Federation she completed her Master of Law (LL.M.) Degree at Cambridge University in England with a specialization in the European Union Law. In the United States, Ms Moulioukova continued her training in International Law with a focus on international trade regulations and regional trade agreements. Dina’s current research interests include dynamics and frameworks of the EU-Russia relations, energy security, Russian foreign policy and Russian identity. Her works includes publications and papers on Russia’s membership in the WTO, Eurasian Economic Community, European Neighborhood Policy, Russia’s perception of Europe as idea, model and reality, and the Northern Dimension as workable framework for the EU-Russia relations and Russian energy policy.