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President Novák attends Warsaw NATO summit

Friday, February 24th, 2023

A pro-government analyst praises the President’s role in explaining Hungary’s stance on Ukraine to NATO allies, while a left-wing columnist suggests that the government side is transmitting contradictory messages on the issue. READ MORE

President Novák’s visit to Ukraine

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Left-wing and liberal sites believe that government supporters oppose the President’s friendly gesture to Ukraine, while a pro-government analyst writes that Ms Novák’s visit to Kyiv was consistent with the government’s stance in favour of a just peace for Hungary’s war-torn eastern neighbour. READ MORE

Katalin Novák inaugurated as Hungary’s first female president

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

A pro-government commentator and his left-wing counterpart both note the new president’s fierce condemnation of ‘Putin’s aggression’ against Ukraine in her inaugural speech. But they equally point out her remarks cautioning against sanctions, which she said would harm Hungarians more than Russia. What is welcomed by the former, however, is seen as a shortcoming by the latter. READ MORE

Katalin Novák elected President of Hungary

Saturday, March 12th, 2022

Left and right-wing commentaries offer diametrically opposing evaluations of the newly elected President. One side points out her allegiance to the government, while the other welcomes her promise to build peace and understanding. READ MORE

PM working on a new conservative alliance

Saturday, November 6th, 2021

A left-wing commentator describes the Prime Minister’s efforts to set up a new united radical conservative group within the European Parliament as an attempt to avoid international isolation. READ MORE

The latest storm: Family Minister’s video on women

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

Opinions diverge on the video in which Katalin Novák, Minister for Family Affairs, encourages women to enjoy their womanhood as daughters, wives and mothers without necessarily considering men as competitors. READ MORE

Government announces new family housing subsidy

Saturday, October 17th, 2020

A pro-government columnist welcomes new government measures to help families and boost the construction industry. A left-wing commentator, on the other hand, finds the newly announced plans counterproductive and inefficient. READ MORE