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Hungary blocks €18 billion EU loan to Ukraine

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

A pro-government columnist explains that Hungary is ready to help Ukraine bilaterally, but opposes the idea of the European Union taking up a collective loan to help Ukraine. READ MORE

EU accused of double standards

Monday, November 14th, 2022

A pro-government commentator accuses the EU of using double standards – and singling out Hungary for defending its national interest and opposing sanctions on Russia. READ MORE

EU considers ninth sanctions package against Russia

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

A pro-government columnist is outraged by reports that new EU sanctions would ban the import of Russian nuclear fuel. READ MORE

Dispute over EU sanctions

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

A pro-government media outlet speculates that the EU wants to withhold funding from Hungary in order to finance Ukraine. A left-wing commentator accuses the government of spreading lies about the EU sanctions on Russia. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s October 23 address

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

A pro-government columnist agrees with the Prime Minister that the West betrayed Hungary in 1956, while a liberal author believes Mr Orbán would have been better advised to dwell at more at length on the role of the Soviet Union in crushing the revolution. READ MORE

PM Orbán condemns Russian aggression

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

A left-wing commentator accuses the Prime Minister of ‘doublespeak’. A pro-government blogger, on the other hand, finds Prime Minisnter Orbán’s messages both consistent and clear. READ MORE

Fears over Europe’s future

Thursday, October 13th, 2022

Right-wing commentators accuse the West in general and European leaders in particular of ignoring geopolitical realities as well as their own national interests by refusing to compromise with Russia. READ MORE

War of words over Ukraine conflict

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Pundits from all sides of the political spectrum ponder the implications and use of EU sanctions on Russia and the ‘national consultation’ the Hungarian government has called to discuss them. READ MORE

Repercussions of the Italian election

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

A pro-government columnist hopes that the new Italian government will prove a strong ally for Hungary in its battles with Brussels. A left-wing pundit, on the other hand, suspects that Giorgia Meloni will try to cooperate with the EU in order to secure EU funding without which Italy could go bust. READ MORE

Elizabeth II obituary

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

The leading pro-government daily depicts the passing of Elizabeth II as the end of an era marked by great personalities and high culture. READ MORE