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Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

A left-wing commentator lambasts PM Orbán who only paid a private visit to Imre Nagy’s grave. A pro-government columnist thinks this symbolic civil war will continue in Hungary for decades to come. READ MORE

The 30th anniversary of Imre Nagy’s reburial

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

The nationwide left-wing daily quotes Imre Nagy’s granddaughter who says Viktor Orbán’s role was minimal in the regime change thirty years ago. A pro-government columnist recalls that the Communist regime conducted a campaign against the young Orbán’s speech at the reburial ceremony in 1989. READ MORE

Prime Minister moves into his new office in the Buda Castle District

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

As the building of the new office of the Prime Minister has been completed in a refurbished former monastery on Castle Hill, opinions diverge on whether that fact symbolises the separation of powers or the PM’s pivotal role in the current political setup. READ MORE

Imre Nagy’s statue removed

Monday, December 31st, 2018

A left-wing columnist interprets the removal of Imre Nagy’s monument from the immediate vicinity of Kossuth Square as the completion of Viktor Orbán’s ideological turn and his betrayal of his 1989 democratic vision. A conservative historian welcomes the decision, claiming that Imre Nagy was a nationalist communist rather than a hero of democracy. READ MORE

Imre Nagy statue to be removed to new site

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

A conservative critic of the government accuses the governing party of failing to find a place in its ideology for the remembrance of the martyred Prime Minister of the 1956 revolution. READ MORE

The Imre Nagy anniversary

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

A pro-government correspondent hopes that the Prime Minister will always keep in mind the importance of the moral principles that guided him 27 years ago when he made his historic speech on the day of the reburial of the martyred Prime Minister of the 1956 revolution. READ MORE