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Budaházy sentenced to 13 years


Commentators ponder the severe sentences handed down to the defendants in the first political terror case in the history of Hungarian democracy.  

Competing claims for ’56


On the 58th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution, commentators tend to claim the sole inheritance of the revolution for their own political families and deem the opposing side unworthy of the memory of the anti-Soviet uprising.

History paintings ignite culture war


Left-wing commentators believe that the pictures commissioned by the government to illustrate the deluxe edition of the new Constitution promote a partisan political message. Some young conservative pundits also find the paintings kitschy, while an art historian defends their originality and artistic quality.