Experts & Staff

Sophia Pugsley

ECFR Alumni · Programme Coordinator, Wider Europe

Areas of expertise

EU relations with Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Russia; Russian foreign policy; unrecognised states and conflict analysis; humanitarian affairs


English, French, Italian, Russian, conversational Polish


Sophia Pugsley used to be Wider Europe Programme Coordinator from 2013 until July 2016.

In the media

Sophia Pugsley analyses the entrance of another Russian humanitairan convoy in Ukraine. 

Sophia Pugsley on sanctions implemented by Russia against the EU and the US. 

Sophia Pugsley on the expanded sanctions on Russia.

Sophia Pugsley on the downing of MH17.

Sophia Pugsley on the Eastern Ukraine separatists.