Antoine Arjakovsky is a French historian, with a doctorate in history from EHESS (School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences). He worked for the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs between 1989 and 2002 and was the director of the Collège Universitaire Français of Moscow, the deputy director of the French Institute of Ukraine and the founder of the Institute of Ecumenical Studies of Lviv. Today, he is the director of research at the Collège des Bernardins in Paris, president of the Association des Philosophes Chrétiens, administrator of Semaines Sociales de France and administrator of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience in Prague. He has written several books on the history of Russia and Ukraine, in particular “Russie-Ukraine: de la guerre à la paix?” [Russia-Ukraine: from war to peace?]Paris, Parole et Silence, 2014. He was the initiator of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission between Russia and Ukraine, originally a peace plan published in December 2019: Note-Commission-VJR-FR-28.11.pdf (collegedesbernardins.fr).