Hungary

26 September 2018
Concerns for Hungarian Press Freedom as News Site Changes Hands Premium

Critics say Viktor Orban and his loyalists already have most media under their thumb.

 
14 September 2018
The Beginning of the End for Orban in the EPP? Premium

While this week’s vote indicates that Hungary’s strongman is drifting further away from the mainstream European People’s Party, any defection – forced or voluntary – would puncture his political influence on the continent.

By Political Capital
 
7 September 2018
How Orban’s Son-in-Law Lit Up Hungary Premium

EU and Hungary are probing irregularities in dozens of public tenders won by Istvan Tiborcz’s company.

 
29 August 2018
Hungary Finds an Ally in Italy Over Anti-Migrant Stance Premium

Top officials vow to forge union ‘that excludes socialists and the left, that brings back to the center the values and identity’ their parties embody.

 
18 July 2018
Have Hungarian Authorities Now Set Their Sights on Academy of Sciences? Premium

Critics see move to hand over big part of science budget to new ministry as way to extend political control over unruly academics.

 
16 July 2018
Visegrad Countries Put Up United Front Against Illegal Migrants Premium

Slovakia has been the only V4 country to express willingness to take in up to 1,200 migrants, but only with the government’s consent.

 
22 June 2018
Rock Opera in Hungary Laments Treaty of Trianon Premium

Critics say performance will further stoke nationalist feelings, already running high with anti-Soros, anti-migrant legislation passed earlier this week.

 
13 June 2018
Hungarian Money Flows Into Balkan Media Premium

Two investors close to Viktor Orban now control numerous outlets supportive of nationalists and Orban allies in the region.

 
12 June 2018
Victory Brings Pile of Trouble for Hungarian Footballers Premium

Team from western Ukraine called on carpet after winning tournament for the sport’s minnows.

 
8 June 2018
‘Hungary Is a Post-Truth Laboratory’

In an interview, prominent Hungarian political scientist Peter Kreko talks about fake news, Hungarian-style, the anti-Soros campaign, Hungarian-American relations, and more. From VSquare.

By Anita Komuves
 

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