Andrius Tursa

Andrius Tursa publishes research on Russian, Central and Eastern European politics.

Background

Andrius Tursa helps Teneo’s clients navigate political risks in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.

Andrius has been working as a political risk consultant since 2012. Some of his previous clients include Eurasia Group, IHS Markit, Fitch Solutions and the Economist Intelligence Unit. Andrius is also an experienced labor market policy researcher and evaluator. In 2017, he co-founded Lithuania-based research and consulting company Policy Impact Lab.

Andrius has a master’s degree in global governance and diplomacy from the University of Oxford and holds an honors bachelor’s degree in international development from the University of California, Los Angeles. Currently, he is based in Vilnius, Lithuania.

EUROPE: CEE PULSE

( 5 mins) The Fidesz party’s departure from the European People’s Party (EPP) group in the European Parliament (EP) will weaken Hungary’s leverage in the EU and limit space for dialogue with key members of the bloc. Russia

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EUROPE: CEE PULSE

( 4 mins) Multiple countries in CEE are experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases, which is mostly associated with the spread of new virus mutations. The Czech Republic is considering a significant tightening of measures, while Bulgaria’s government

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UKRAINE: Zelensky losing trust as reforms stall

( 4 mins) Arabic  The independence of anti-corruption agencies, reforms in the judiciary and the phase-out of energy subsidies are among the main prerequisites for the renewal of IMF lending. Quick reform progress appears unlikely due to limited

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SLOVENIA: Jansa likely to survive no-confidence vote

( 3 mins) The center-right coalition government led by Prime Minister Janez Jansa (Slovenian Democratic Party, SDS) will likely survive the motion of no confidence scheduled for 15 February. The vote’s outcome will increase the probability of the

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EUROPE: CEE PULSE

( 4 mins) Belarus plans to hold a referendum on a new constitution in early 2022. In Poland, a split in the junior coalition party, Agreement, threatens a parliamentary majority of the United Right government, which is under

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EUROPE: CEE PULSE

( 4 mins) Following a constitutional court ruling, the Czech parliament has to adopt new electoral rules ahead of the parliamentary vote scheduled for October. In Poland, the government revealed details of the proposed advertising tax, while Russia

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