Artem was a recipient of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship during his LL.M. studies at Saarland University (Saarbruecken, Germany) for 2012-2013 academic year. Prior to undertaking the S.J.D. program at CEU, he worked for a number of international organizations in Ukraine, including the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Winrock International, the Soros Foundation and the National Democratic Institute (NDI). Artem’s current doctoral research is related to politically motivated trials in the USSR and their potential influence on the criminal justice systems in the former Soviet republics. His research interests include transitional justice, lustration, anti-corruption legislation, Comparative Constitutional Law, European Law, International Criminal Law and Human Rights Law.