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Andrei Yeliseyeu

Research Director at the Eurasian States in Transition research center (EAST Center), Belarus / Poland

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Andrei Yeliseyeu is a Belarus-based legal and social scholar. He holds multiple degrees from Belarusian and Baltic states universities. Andrei is the Research Director of the EAST Center, a Warsaw-based think-tank focused on post-Soviet and East European studies. He is co-editor of the recently released book, Disinformation Resilience in Central and Eastern Europe, which covers fourteen Central and Eastern European countries.

Prior to that, Andrei worked as analytical journalist at the Belbiz Center of Business Communication, research fellow at the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, and international correspondent for the European Radio for Belarus. Andrei’s principal expertise concerns migration and visa policy, Eurasian integration, disinformation, Belarus’ foreign policy, EU and Russian sanctions. Previously, Andrei held fellowships at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs and the GLOBSEC Policy Institute. He is outgoing curator at the Global Shapers Minsk Hub, part of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.