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Péter Magyar mainly draws supporters from opposition parties – for the moment


Commentators disagree on Magyar’s chances of luring Fidesz voters to his camp. READ MORE

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Péter Magyar mobilized another massive rally


Opinions diverge on both the size of the crowd cheering the new opposition star on Saturday and his chances to bring about a regime change. READ MORE

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Péter Magyar still in focus


Weeklies attach more importance to Peter Magyar’s appearance on the political scene than during the first two weeks of his sudden surge as the most popular critic of the government. READ MORE

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Three left-wing parties to run in alliance for seats in the European Parliament


A centrist analyst believes the three parties were equally interested in joining the alliance but for different reasons. READ MORE

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A liberal take on the Turkish elections


A liberal commentator interprets the outcome of the Turkish municipal elections as representative of a broader trend. Big cities tend to support liberals in many countries, while conservative nationalists manage to keep rural areas under their influence. READ MORE

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Public finance deficit reached 6.7 percent in 2024


Based on the final 2024 deficit figures released on Tuesday, a business analyst predicts public expenditure cuts as the government intends to continue reducing the public debt rate. READ MORE

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Czech warning of Russian propaganda deemed unserious


A pro-government columnist doesn’t deny that many small websites throughout Europe reverberate Russian propaganda – but deems their impact negligible. READ MORE

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Opposition daily does not take up Péter Magyar’s defence


The weeklies went to print before former Justice Minister Judit Varga, in a 145-minute-long video interview, depicted her marriage as 16 years of regular emotional abuse. The left-wing nationwide print daily carries four commentaries on the issue. None question the veracity of Ms Varga’s claims. READ MORE

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Péter Magyar’s case seen as a crisis for Fidesz


An independent political analyst takes the challenge posed by the former Fidesz insider as a rehearsal of how the fall of Fidesz could kick off one day. READ MORE

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Judit Varga describes past domestic harassment by Péter Magyar


A pro-government pundit praises the former Minister of Justice for her accomplishments and her courage, while vituperating against her divorced husband who is trying to build a political movement to challenge his former friends and allies. READ MORE

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