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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. 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

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blank 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.