Gražvydas Jasutis

Grazvydas Jasutis received his Ph.D. from the University of Vilnius, Lithuania. He is a  conflict management practitioner and held various positions in  the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia, the EU Monitoring Mission in Aceh (Indonesia),the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, the OSCE Mission in FYROM, the Permanent Delegation to NATO, and the Minstry of National Defense of Lithuania. Conducted researches at Columbia University in the city of New York and Creighton University, Omaha NE. Reviewer at „International Journal of Peace & Reconciliation“ and „International Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies“. Co-founder of NGO „Trust in Development“.

Fields of Research:


  • Cracking Security Fundamentals in the Post-soviet Space
  • Conceptualizing Conflicts in the Post-soviet Space

Additional Information:




1. Enhancing NGO Institutional Capacities in Support of Refugees. Published by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Lithuania, Vilnius 2014 (Edited by Grazvydas Jasutis)

2. On Peacekeeping Duty: Lithuanian Soldiers in the Peacekeeping Missions in 1994-2014. Published by the Ministry of National Defense of Lithuania, Vilnius 2014 (Co-edited with Jurgis Stanaitis)

3. Strengthening Women Rights in Pankisi Valley. Published by Trust in Development, Vilnius 2014 (forthcoming)

4. Promoting Reconciliation and Women Rights in the Post-conflict Areas: the Case of Akhalgori District. Published by Trust in Development, Vilnius 2014 (with Renata Skardziute-Kereselidze) (forthcoming)

5. Conflict between Georgia and South Ossetia: the Case of Akhalgori district. Published by Trust in Development, Vilnius 2013

6. The Implementation of UN Millennium Development Goals: Theory and Practise. Published by Trust in Development, Vilnius 2013

7. Research into the Durability of Military Alliance: the Case of Russia and Belarus. Vilnius University, 2011

8. Anti-personnel Landmines Prohibition: Problems and Prospects. Lithuanian Red Cross, Vilnius, 2003


1. Explaining the Chechen Schism in Georgia’s Pankisi Valley.// Caucasus Survey, Vol. 3, Number 2 (2015) (forthcoming)

2. In search of new Instruments for Resolution of the Ossetian and Ingush conflict. // International Journal of Conflict & Reconciliation, Vol.3, Number 1 (2014)

3. Armed Violence in Dagestan: the role of the Caucasus Emirate. // Journal of Global Peace and Conflict. Vol.2, No.1, 2014

4. Analyzing the Upsurge of Violence and Mediation in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict. // International Journal of Security & Development. 3(1):23 (with Yoko Hirose)

5. Military integration between Russia and South Ossetia: Quo vadis? // Baltic Defense Review, 2014, Vol.16, No 1

6. Simmering Confrontation between Chechnya and Ingushetia: Psychocultural Aspects. // The Washington Review, 04, 2014

7. Forward-looking Solutions for Georgian and South Ossetian Conflict: a Path towards Reconciliation. //Baltic Journal of Law and Politics, Vol 6, Number 2 (2013)

8. Decision Making Process in UN operations. // Almanac of policy studies, Issue: 12 / 2013

9. Changes within NATO Operations: the Case of KFOR. //  Almanac of policy studies, Issue: 11 / 2012

10. Collective Security Treaty Organization: Military Integration Problems and Perspectives in the CIS Space. Lithuanian Annual Strategic Review. Vilnius 2008 p.155-181;

11. The Dynamics of Military Integration between Russia and Belarus // Lithuanian political science yearbook 2006, p. 211-232.

12. The Impact of Conventional Arms Control on NATO-Russian Relations. Politologija, Nr.2.– 2004.

13. Lithuania's Commitment to NATO: Explaining a Baltic Paradox. Russia and Eurasia Review, vol. 2, issue 7. 1 April 2003  (with dr. Terry Clark).

14. Lithuania 2002: A Year of Big Developments. Transitions Online, Country Files: Lithuania: Annual Report 2002.  1 May 2003. (with dr. Terry Clark).

15. Russian Military Doctrine: a Balance between Conventional and Nuclear Armaments. Politologija, Nr.1.– 2002. (with K.Sadauskas).