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Mixed reactions in Hungary to plans to use Russian and Chinese Covid jabs

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

A Fidesz MP says Hungary is ahead of the rest of the EU in its efforts to seek additional vaccines, since reaching herd immunity would otherwise take years. READ MORE

Debate over vaccination rolls on

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Left-wing and liberal commentators accuse the government of acting irresponsibly, by promoting Russian and Chinese Covid-19 vaccines. Pro-government pundits, on the other hand, accuse the opposition of hindering the fight against the pandemic, in the hope that more death and economic slowdown will help them win the 2022 election. READ MORE

European Commission and the minority rights initiative

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

A pro-government and a left-wing columnist ponder the broader implications of the European Commission’s decision to dismiss new EU-wide minority rights measures proposed by a European Citizen’s Initiative. READ MORE

CDU elects new leader

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

Neither a pro-government nor a left-wing commentator deem it likely that the CDU or German politics will make a U-turn after the election of Armin Laschet. READ MORE

Capitol Hill riot compared and contrasted to Hungary in 2006

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Columnists on both sides of the political divide find similarities between the siege of the US Congress and the disturbances in Budapest 14 years ago – but draw opposing conclusions. READ MORE

Trading accusations over coronavirus and vaccination

Monday, January 11th, 2021

While the willingness of Hungarians to sign up for the coronavirus vaccine is slowly increasing, the right and left blame each other for the low level of trust in the vaccine among Hungarians. READ MORE

Mainstream takes on the Capitol Hill riots

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

The leading dailies of the Right and Left both blame the Capitol Hill siege primarily on President Trump. READ MORE

Prime Minister expects fast growth in 2021

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

A pro-government commentator is hopeful that Prime Minsiter Orbán and National Bank President Matolcsy are right to expect a swift rebound for the Hungarian economy and the start of another ‘golden era of growth’. READ MORE

Further comments on the lessons of 2020

Monday, January 4th, 2021

Opponents of the government find the administration at fault in both home and international politics, while being dissatisfied with the performance of the opposition. A pro-government analyst describes the government’s conflicts with international partners as a clash over national sovereignty. READ MORE

First appraisals of 2020

Friday, January 1st, 2021

Political commentators on both sides of the political divide depict 2020 in dark colours and brace for even tougher clashes next year. READ MORE