Hungary

10 April 2018
A Slow Poison for Europe Premium

While predictable, Fidesz’s massive victory in Hungary still inspires awe about the trajectory of once one of the EU’s most promising new member states.

By Martin Ehl
 
6 April 2018
Fidesz Likely to Win Upcoming Hungarian Elections Premium

While ruling party and far-right run anti-immigration campaigns, mainstream opposition groups are banking on anti-corruption platform. 

 
3 April 2018
Wanted: New Gardeners Premium

The citizens of Hungary and Bulgaria must learn again how to cultivate media freedom before once fertile ground turns irreversibly into a journalistic wasteland.

By Peter Gross
 
27 March 2018
Orban Cranks Up the Conspiracy Talk as Voting Day Nears Premium

Unnamed adversaries ‘want to take our country from us,’ Hungarian leader tells supporters.

 
Budapest metro
14 March 2018
Satan’s Hand in the Budapest Metro
The head of Budapest’s public transport system stood in the way of a Russian metro company’s business, with more than 200 million euros at stake. That didn't last long. From VSquare.
By Szabolcs Panyi
 
13 March 2018
Hungary Keeps Central European University on Ice Premium

School says it has satisfied demands of a new law, but the government keeps toying with an institution it regards as a bastion of liberalism.

 
6 March 2018
Polish Extremists Suspected in Ukraine Arson Premium

Ukrainian officials hint at Russian involvement in two attempts to burn down a building used by the Hungarian minority.

 
26 February 2018
Orban’s Party Loses Stronghold to Opposition Premium

Independent elected mayor in a town seen as staunchly loyal to the ruling Fidesz party.

 
21 February 2018
Hungary Backs Poland Against EU Premium

Although expected, the decision raises questions about how effective EU bodies are in upholding a commitment to common values.

 
14 February 2018
EU Grills Hungary over Misspent Funds Premium

Hungary-watchers have been saying for years that EU funds are being spent enriching Orban’s inner circle.

 

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