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    Six things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest
    Aug31

    Six things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest

    Benjamin NovakSix things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest Political Capital calls “unparalleled among European leaders” the number of bilateral meetings between Russia and Hungary since the former’s annexation of Crimea. The post Six things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest appeared...

    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...

    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...

    Soyuz natural gas pipeline explodes near Hungarian border
    Jan02

    Soyuz natural gas pipeline explodes near Hungarian border

    Richard FieldSoyuz natural gas pipeline explodes near Hungarian border The main pipeline supplying natural gas to Hungary and Croatia from Russia to via Belarus and Ukraine reportedly exploded at around noon on Friday just northeast of Hungary near the western Ukrainian town of Huszti. The explosion could reportedly be seen from several...

    Six Záhony border guards arrested on charges of bribery
    Dec03

    Six Záhony border guards arrested on charges of bribery

    Benjamin NovakSix Záhony border guards arrested on charges of bribery Hungarian news site Origo.hu reports that six border guards have been arrested on suspicion of soliciting bribes from camion drivers seeking to cross into Hungary from Ukraine. The border guards are being held in preventive custody for accepting bribes, according to the press...

    Lázár and Giró-Száz tight-lipped on Ukraine
    Jul22

    Lázár and Giró-Száz tight-lipped on Ukraine

    Benjamin NovakLázár and Giró-Száz tight-lipped on Ukraine Minister Overseeing the Office of the Prime Minister János Lázár and state secretary for government communications András Giró-Szász today held their last marathon press conference for the month of July. The Great Fence of Hungary Lázár said the government plans on erecting two types of...

    Lázár says Hungary under attack from neighbors
    Jun23

    Lázár says Hungary under attack from neighbors

    Benjamin NovakLázár says Hungary under attack from neighbors At the Hungarian parliament’s national security committee meeting on Tuesday, János Lázár, whose ministry is in charge of the country’s clandestine services, said the Information Office must step up against “anti-Hungarian activities” taking place in Ukraine, Romania, and...

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