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Closure of a daily and radio station owned by opposition magnate tightens the ruling party’s grip on tools of power.
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.
While ruling party and far-right run anti-immigration campaigns, mainstream opposition groups are banking on anti-corruption platform.
The citizens of Hungary and Bulgaria must learn again how to cultivate media freedom before once fertile ground turns irreversibly into a journalistic wasteland.
Unnamed adversaries ‘want to take our country from us,’ Hungarian leader tells supporters.
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.
Ukrainian officials hint at Russian involvement in two attempts to burn down a building used by the Hungarian minority.
Independent elected mayor in a town seen as staunchly loyal to the ruling Fidesz party.
Although expected, the decision raises questions about how effective EU bodies are in upholding a commitment to common values.