Critics worry that civil society restrictions are the new normal, but Poland and Hungary say they are simply legislating for much needed reform.
What the party bills as a democratic exercise merges seamlessly into a political ad campaign ahead of next year’s election.
It doesn’t make sense to apply a postmodern interpretation of societies that are only now undergoing the modernization process.
Hungary’s eagerness to join Russian-led projects runs counter to EU energy strategy.
Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe has dramatically deteriorated since five countries in the region joined the EU.
Orban and his cabinet deny such claims, insisting the target is not Hungarian-born billionaire’s ‘ancestry or identity but what he does.’
Affected NGOs remain defiant, say will fight in court.
Brussels will assume a hard line against Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic over their refusal to accept refugees according to previously agreed quotas.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
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