Alix Henshall has recently been studying Russian at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. She completed a joint international master’s in Central and East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the University of Tartu, the University of Glasgow and Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod. Previously, she completed a bachelor’s in law with First-Class Honours at the University of Westminster and a one-year Erasmus program at the University of Antwerp called International and European Legal Studies.