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Marius Laurinavicius

BAFF Security Research Fellow

Marius Laurinavicius is the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation (BAFF) Security Research Fellow currently in residence at Hudson Institute. His study areas include Russian domestic and foreign policy, Putin's kleptocracy, information wars, and security in the Baltic region. Laurinavicius is considered to be one of the leading experts on Russia in Lithuania and has received several awards for his contributions to Lithuanian foreign policy. Laurinavicius holds a Master’s degree from the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University. He spent 22 years in journalism in Lithuania and was considered one of leading journalists of the country. In 2013 he joined the Vilnius-based Eastern Europe Studies Center as a senior analyst. Before joining Hudson Institute, Marius Laurinavicius was the BAFF security research scholar based at Center for European Policy Analysis.

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Why Should U.S. Taxpayers Fund a Pushback Against Russia in Europe?

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The Threat of Kleptocracy: States Bordering the Russian Federation October 19th Event

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Marius Laurinavičius quoted in Delfi on Russian foreign policy

Marius Laurinavicius quoted in USNI News on the growing Russian threat