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A left-wing pundit approves EU sanctions on Hungary

Wednesday, January 24th, 2024

The editor of the left-wing nationwide print daily writes that warnings by the European Union are simply ignored by the government, unless they are accompanied by sanctions. READ MORE

Pfizer sues Hungary for failed Covid vaccine purchase

Friday, December 8th, 2023

A pro-government columnist blames EC President von der Leyen for ordering too many Covid vaccines. READ MORE

Government launches new national consultation

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

A left-wing pundit suggests that questions put to Hungarians by the government contain implicit lies, while the pro-government nationwide daily condemns the European Commission, after its spokesman also said that the allegations contained in the questionnaire are untrue. READ MORE

Tug-of-war over EU funding

Monday, December 12th, 2022

A left-wing columnist accuses the Hungarian government of trying to unlock EU funding by threatening to veto key EU decisions. A pro-government analyst, on the other hand, accuses the EU of blackmailing Hungary. READ MORE

Weeklies on withheld EU funds

Monday, December 5th, 2022

Four opposition weeklies find the government guilty of running the risk that at least some of the EU transfers destined for Hungary will be lost. A pro-government pundit attributes the suspension of payments by the European Union to the political arrogance of its leaders. READ MORE

European Commission approves Hungary’s recovery plan but withholds cash

Friday, December 2nd, 2022

A left-wing commentator says the government has made Hungary the shame of Europe, and that is why it still cannot access EU funds. A pro-government columnist believes that eventually, the country will not lose the suspended payments. READ MORE

Weeklies on Hungary’s EU funding prospects

Monday, November 28th, 2022

Weeklies and weekend editions of dailies ponder if and when Hungary will get access to suspended EU funding. 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

Weeklies on the future of EU funds to Hungary

Monday, September 26th, 2022

The five opposition-leaning weeklies doubt whether the European Commission can achieve full transparency in public procurements in Hungary, while pro-government commentators dismiss as unjust the whole procedure of making the transfer of EU funds conditional on rule of law compliance. READ MORE

Government confident it can unblock EU funding

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

A pro-government commentator reads the latest announcement by the European Commission to mean that Hungary will get all the EU funding it is entitled to until 2028. READ MORE