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Weeklies on the Prime Minister’s Băile Tușnad speech

Monday, July 31st, 2023

Left-wing and liberal authors lambast Prime Minister Orbán for what they see as provocative remarks on Hungary’s neighbours. Pro-government commentators find remarkable points in his address. READ MORE

More comments on the PM’s Băile Tușnad address

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Pro-government commentators angrily reject criticism by Romania, Slovakia and Czechia of PM Orbán’s speech at the annual Fidesz festival in Transylvania, while liberal authors accuse him of provoking neighbouring countries. READ MORE

Reactions to PM Orbán’s annual Băile Tușnad address

Tuesday, July 25th, 2023

Opposition-leaning commentators find the Prime Minister’s speech flat and meaningless, though provocative, while pro-government columnists praise it as revelatory. READ MORE

Visegrad 4 collaboration in peril?

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

A centrist analyst suspects that the Visegrád alliance will lose steam, after the decision by the Polish Constitutional Court’s to reject the primacy of EU law over national legislation, and the likely end of Andrej Babis’ government in the Czech Republic. READ MORE

Orbán’s left-wing followers

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

A young conservative blogger has noticed that left-wing leaders in neighbouring countries tend to emulate PM Viktor Orbán’s “unorthodox” economic policies. READ MORE

The Czech Republic allowed to subsidise its air company – unlike Hungary

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Left- and right-wing commentators draw diametrically opposed conclusions from the news that public subsidy for CSA Czech public airlines has been approved by the European Commission. READ MORE