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Hungarians deeply divided on the anniversary of the revolution

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Commentators are just as divided on the speeches by leading politicians as the latter were in their interpretations of 1956 and current political matters. READ MORE

PM Orbán at the EU summit

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

A pro-government columnist welcomes the Prime Minister’s insistence on stopping illegal migration through border control, and instead of admitting refugees, helping people in need in their own homelands. READ MORE

Wake up call to Europe

Friday, October 12th, 2018

A pro-government historian believes that leading West European politicians would like to go back to the times when Eastern Europe was a second-rate region. She invites them instead to meet the new challenges of the modern era. READ MORE

Remembering the martyrs of the 1948-49 revolution

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Two pro-government authors recall the martyrs of the 1848-49 revolution, and call on Hungarians to defend national sovereignty in the same spirit. READ MORE

EU sanctions looming over Hungary

Monday, October 1st, 2018

As the payment procedures of EU funds to Hungary grow ever lengthier and the EU mainstream ponders withholding some of them, while an Article 7 procedure takes shape, commentators are sharply divided in their interpretations of this latest standoff between Brussels and Budapest. READ MORE

Government confronts Brussels

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

After several cabinet ministers, including the Prime Minister, have described Hungary’s disagreements with the EU mainstream as a conflict over uncontrolled mass migration, a left-wing commentator predicts that Hungary will remain without friends in the world. READ MORE

European Left accused of threatening EU unity

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Pro-government columnists, pondering the implications of the EU infringement procedure against Hungary, accuse the EU leadership of violating basic democratic norms as well as of threatening the unity of the European Union. READ MORE

EU Parliament votes to punish Hungary

Friday, September 14th, 2018

A left-wing commentator rejoices over the overwhelming vote in favour of the Sargentini report, while his pro-government counterpart suggests that over half of the European People’s Party (EPP) MEPs were harming their own cause by supporting the resolution. READ MORE

Orbán rejects EU pressure

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

After the Hungarian Prime Minister told the European Parliament that he will not yield to what he called ‘blackmail’, commentators weigh the pros and the cons of voting for or against the Sargentini report. READ MORE

PM Orbán faces critics in the EP

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Hours before the Hungarian Prime Minister was scheduled to confront MEPs in Strasbourg who support the Sargentini report, commentators expressed sharply contrasting views on the matter. READ MORE