“In today’s increasingly interdependent world it is important for young people to care about international issues…I would like to tangibly affect foreign policy and advance cooperation.”
Yevgen was born in Kiev, where he spent his early childhood before moving to Nagasaki, Japan and then Gainesville, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida in 2012 with degrees in history, economics, and political science. While at UF, he studied abroad in China, Russia, and Taiwan. Upon graduation, Yevgen was selected to be a Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where he currently works in the Russia-Eurasia and Energy-Climate Change Programs.