Glenn Diesen is a professor at the University of Southeast Norway (USN) and an associate editor at the Russia in Global Affairs journal. Diesen’s research focus is Russia’s transition from the Greater European Initiative to the Greater Eurasian Partnership. Diesen has previously published nine books, a multitude of journal articles, and is a frequent contributor to international media. Recent titles include: Great Power Politics in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. I.B. Tauris and with Alexander Lukin, The Return of Eurasia. Palgrave Macmillan, both in 2021.