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Gov’t presents development funding for ethnic Hungarians in SW Ukraine
Mar24

Gov’t presents development funding for ethnic Hungarians in SW Ukraine

Hungaryʼs government is informing ethnic Hungarians who live in Zakarpattia Oblast, the area of southwest Ukraine bordering with Hungary, of HUF 20 billion in grant money and preferential credit they can apply for this year, Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy Levente Magyar told Hungarian wire service MTI on Thursday. …read more...

Ukraine carrier to launch Kiev-Budapest flight
Mar13

Ukraine carrier to launch Kiev-Budapest flight

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is launching daily flights between Kiev and Budapest as of June 15, operating the route with Boeing 737-800 aircraft seating 183 passengers, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal by Budapest Airport Ltd., operator of Ferenc Liszt International Airport. …read more Source:...

It’s in our interests to co-operate: Putin
Feb11

It’s in our interests to co-operate: Putin

Hungary and Russia will soon begin talks on extending gas supply agreements between the two countries beyond 2021, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at a joint press conference on Thursday with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin, who called Hungary a trusted, stable and solvent partner. Orbán said the question concerning the stability of...

Strategic deception integral part of Russian military doctrine, says Russia expert András Rácz
Jan17

Strategic deception integral part of Russian military doctrine, says Russia expert András Rácz

Benjamin NovakStrategic deception integral part of Russian military doctrine, says Russia expert András Rácz “The very close contacts between Russian and Hungarian leadership are unprecedented, in particular since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine. This is an absolutely unusual phenomenon. . . . From the Russian side it makes perfect sense to...

Pro-Western Ukrainians question Orbán’s commitment
Nov25

Pro-Western Ukrainians question Orbán’s commitment

Lili BayerPro-Western Ukrainians question Orbán’s commitment At a joint press conference held yesterday at the Hungarian parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán (right) and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Groysman (left), projected an image of solidarity. But the meetings and cooperation announcements surrounding the Ukrainian prime...

Hungary Olympic team returns home
Aug24

Hungary Olympic team returns home

Viktória SerdültHungary Olympic team returns home The so-called “golden airplane” returning Hungarian champions from the Rio Olympics has landed in Budapest. Team Hungary finished the Games with a total of 15 medals–eight gold, three silver and four bronzes–finishing 12th place overall, well ahead of Slovakia, Serbia, Slovenia, Romania, Ukraine,...

Hungary’s men’s fencing team takes bronze at Rio games
Aug15

Hungary’s men’s fencing team takes bronze at Rio games

Ádám LestyánszkyHungary’s men’s fencing team takes bronze at Rio games After a disappointing Saturday across the board, Hungary’s men’s fencing team took bronze and its men’s waterpolo team defeated Brazil to advance to the quarterfinals. After losing to France 45:40, Hungary’s men’s fencing team defeated...

“I love to dress people”
Jul09

“I love to dress people”

“If you are looking for designer clothing at the best possible price, you are at the best place in Hungary,” says Stacey Kosachova, who has been living in the country for six years. The young woman from Ukraine has been running her own fashion blog for almost just as long, and it is one of the few in Hungary dealing with the topic in English....

Say hello to Chieftain Árpád
Jun19

Say hello to Chieftain Árpád

I first went to Vereckei-hágó in Transcarpathia, Ukraine, by means of independent travel, 10 years ago. To have gone there before would have been more difficult, due to visa requirements and very limited on-site information, at least in English. My inspiration came after hearing much about Vereckei-hágó’s historical significance from...

Szijjártó says Hungary is not Russia’s trojan horse
May25

Szijjártó says Hungary is not Russia’s trojan horse

StaffSzijjártó says Hungary is not Russia’s trojan horse Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Budapest on Wednesday for talks that Szijjártó said “served Hungarian, Russian and European interests”. This was the first such visit by Lavrov to Budapest since the outbreak of the Ukraine...

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