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András Tóth-Czifra


András Tóth-Czifra is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). He is a political analyst from Hungary, based in New York City. Presently, he is a Senior Analyst at Flashpoint Intelligence, focusing on security and cybersecurity issues related to Europe and Russia. He holds a master’s degree in political science and economics from Corvinus University of Budapest. He has worked in the European Parliament in Brussels as a policy advisor for Hungarian members of the S&D group; as an analyst in the Berlin-based European Stability Initiative, one of Europe’s leading public policy think tanks; as well as a freelance political analyst working with consultancies. He specializes in Russian and Eastern European politics and regularly publishes analyses on Russian affairs.

Written by András Tóth-Czifra

The West Needs Resolve (and Introspection) on Ukraine Russia’s attempt to rewrite the post-Cold War security order must be met with a combination of talks and clear red lines, even as we put our own house in order.
Putin’s Rusting Iron Fist Russia’s heavily rigged legislative election produced a parliament very similar to 2016’s, but in a country significantly more disgruntled and unstable.
Russia’s Dodgy Duma Election (Part 2) How to interpret the Duma election results in detail? It will be worth watching the following districts on and after election night.
Watch Closely: Russia’s Dodgy Duma Election (Part 1) The Duma’s single-member districts are critical to Putin’s party and there are growing signs of anxiety in the Kremlin.
Russian Data: Returning the Toothpaste to the Tube Russia’s rulers are working hard to block public access to widely available and embarrassing data, but this won’t be easy.
Elections Matter in Russia September’s legislative election in Russia is extremely awkward for the Kremlin