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Igor Khrestin

Office of Senator Mark Kirk


Last updated: Oct 23, 2013

Igor Khrestin is the Senior Legislative Assistant in the office of Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), focusing on foreign policy and international trade issues. Previously, Igor worked as a policy analyst at the BGR Group, a government affairs consulting firm, and as a research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute. He holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, a Bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University, and has also studied at the London School of Economics. He is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian.

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