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    The first servant
    Jul24

    The first servant

    Viktor Orbán thought that he would jostle the mood a little in Ukraine. Just to make sure nothing remains so peaceful there. If the Russians are demanding autonomy on the eastern side of the country, why wouldn’t the general of Felcsút demand the same autonomy for the western side of the country? Right place in the right time. The...

    Operation to find Hungarian man captured in Ukraine
    Jul24

    Operation to find Hungarian man captured in Ukraine

    An unidentified armed group has taken a Hungarian man captive in Ukraine, Hungary’s counter-terrorism force TEK told MTI on Monday. The man, a Hungarian citizen, was taken captive under unclear circumstances in eastern Ukraine, TEK said. The man had been travelling in a car with Hungarian licence plates in a conflict zone in eastern Ukraine...

    Hungarian ambassador summoned in Kyiv
    Jul24

    Hungarian ambassador summoned in Kyiv

    Ukraine’s foreign ministry on Tuesday summoned Hungary’s ambassador and voiced concern over recent remarks by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán about the necessity of autonomy and dual citizenship for ethnic Hungarians in that country, news agency Interfax-Ukraina reported. According to the report, ministry spokesman Yevhen...

    Eastern Ukraine: Fighting on
    Jul24

    Eastern Ukraine: Fighting on

    THE two presidents could not have offered a greater contrast. Announcing new sanctions against Russia on July 16th, America’s Barack Obama read a prepared statement and took no questions. Minutes later, Russia’s Vladimir Putin staged an off-the-cuff press conference in Brazil to assail the sanctions’ legitimacy. He let emotion...

    The Brief History of the Week
    Jul24

    The Brief History of the Week

    The Budapest Times is unrivalled among English-language print publications in the capital for its coverage of the week’s most important national stories, whether they be economic, political, cultural, sporting or among the hundreds of other happenings that go on daily in a major European city. Here, in one concise package, we present some...

    War in Ukraine: The turn of the tide
    Jul24

    War in Ukraine: The turn of the tide

    THE Ukrainian flag flies again over Sloviansk, a former stronghold of eastern Ukraine’s separatists. Succumbing to some punishing shelling, the rebels retreated on July 5th, leaving behind a city blighted with bullet holes and bombed-out buildings. In areas they had vacated, unexploded mortars lay wedged into the asphalt.After ending its...

    Nuclear Rising
    Jul24

    Nuclear Rising

    For decades Poland’s nuclear power ambitions lay in ruins. Now, after years of neglect and exhaustive debate, it appears the atom will play a key role in the nation’s energy future by Jacek Ciesnowski A hole in the ground and some dilapidated ruins. That’s all there is left of Poland’s nuclear program. Between 1982-1990,...

    "They sow the wind and harvest the whirlwind”*
    Jul24

    "They sow the wind and harvest the whirlwind”*

    Author(s): New Europe ukraine_plane.jpg The situation around the downed Malaysian airliner becomes somehow more clear and responsibilities should be attributed to irresponsible locals encouraged by alcohol and emotions, rather to any of the major powers involved. The incident gave the opportunity for a propaganda “war” for few days...

    “Our nation needs heroes like Munkácsy“
    Jul24

    “Our nation needs heroes like Munkácsy“

    Imre Pákh: We know where Munkácsy came from and what kind of fame he reached thanks to his God-given talent and perseverance Imre Pákh, a Hungarian-American art collector, has the world’s biggest privately owned collection of some 50 paintings by the great Hungarian artist Mihály Munkácsy (1844-1900). In the context of the unofficial...

    EU ministers discuss “phase three” of Russia sanctions
    Jul24

    EU ministers discuss “phase three” of Russia sanctions

    Author(s): Dan Alexe train_ukraine_crash_dog.jpg EU foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to decide new measures against Russia, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures. The Foreign Affairs Council meeting will be followed by the EU-Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting, starting at 16.00. Further to the EU...

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