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Trump seen as the one who can end the war in Ukraine


A pro-government columnist believes the war will drag on for a long time unless Donald Trump wins the US presidential elections in November. READ MORE

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Gyurcsány criticised for attack on judges


A pro-government columnist is outraged by the remarks of the leader of the Democratic Coalition about judges. READ MORE

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Sweden’s Prime Minister to visit Hungary on Friday


A pro-government commentator suggests that Hungary has kept Sweden waiting for the ratification of its bid for NATO membership as a reaction to the harm caused by sanctions against Hungary which were supported by Sweden. READ MORE

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Hungary to ratify Sweden’s NATO accession soon


A pro-government pundit welcomes a military-industrial agreement under preparation between Sweden and Hungary, as more noteworthy than the planned parliamentary vote on Sweden’s NATO membership. READ MORE

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Weeklies on resignations and the stability of the government


Just as last week, when weeklies went to print too early to comment on President Novák’s resignation in the wake of the paedophile pardon scandal, this week they were already on the stands when former Culture Minister Zoltán Balog resigned as chief Bishop of the Calvinist church for his role in convincing the President to pardon a man convicted for assisting a paedophile offender. Nor could they react to the demonstration of tens of thousands of people in Budapest on Friday night. Commentators discuss the resignations of the past week and why despite successive crises, the government’s position appears unshaken. READ MORE

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Opposition wants the President to be elected by plebiscite


The left-wing daily devotes two comments on the same day to support the constitutional reform proposed by most opposition parties. READ MORE

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Bishop Balog refuses to resign over the paedophile pardon case


A pro-government intellectual believes the Calvinist bishop should quit after President Novák appeared to have pardoned the helper of a paedophile offender partly under his influence. READ MORE

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Klubradio boss withdraws offensive comment


A pro-government columnist takes vulgar remarks by the owner of Klubradio as proof of the immorality of the entire opposition.

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Left-wing comments on the President’s resignation


One day after the first columns were published on the matter, the left-wing nationwide daily devoted four parallel commentaries to the departure of President Katalin Novák and former Justice Minister Judit Varga. READ MORE

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First comments after President Novák’s resignation


A liberal analyst believes the opposition’s job is to pinpoint Prime Minister Orbán as the main cause of the paedophile pardon scandal, while the government side will try to use its media power to defend itself. A pro-government pundit writes that the events have shown Fidesz’s moral superiority. READ MORE

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