Alex holds a BA in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language (RFL) and an MA in Translation. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in philology. He came to Moscow from Tolyatti to study at Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2013 and has been in love with the city ever since. For SRAS, Alex assists in coordinating cultural activities and in providing SRAS archive research services. When he’s not occupied with that, Alex likes to play guitar, sing, read, play video games, and make YouTube videos.