25 February 2016
Hungary’s Premier Calls for Referendum on EU Refugee Quotas Premium

Viktor Orban vows quotas that ‘could redraw Hungary and Europe’s ethnic, cultural and religious identity’ can’t be imposed on Budapest by Brussels – or Berlin.

24 February 2016
Why Was Orban Really in Moscow? Premium
Orban’s cozying up to Putin may prove not to be advantageous for Hungary, an amateur in power politics.
By Martin Ehl
12 February 2016
Hungary to Build Barrier on Romanian Border Premium

Budapest says the razor-wire fence will block an expected surge in migration. 

4 February 2016
Hungarians Protest Over Centralized Education Premium

Some demonstrators see Viktor Orban's changes to the education system as another unwelcome step increasing direct state control over their lives.

22 January 2016
Hungarian Sentenced for Holocaust Denial Premium

Budapest court sentences man who claimed Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertesz’s work ‘proved’ the Holocaust did not happen.


13 January 2016
Killers of Hungarian Roma Lose Final Appeal Premium

Three men are serving life terms without parole for brutal murders, arson attacks in 2008-2009.

23 December 2015
Hungary, Latvia Stocks Buck EU Trend Premium

Budapest and Riga bourses outshine many rivals in a poor year for European stock markets.

14 December 2015
Hundreds Protest Planned Statue of Hungarian Anti-Semite Premium

Private group behind the statue, which includes people linked to the far-right Jobbik party, got state and municipal funding.

4 December 2015
Hungary Second State to Sue EU Over Migrant Quotas Premium
Legal challenge coincides with ‘vitriolic’ government-sponsored anti-migrant ad campaign.
30 November 2015
Hungary Pressed to Reverse Refugee Laws

Council of Europe’s top rights official urges Budapest to scrap laws that criminalize migration.




Moldovan diaries

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.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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