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Rogán accused by Portik

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Claims by Tamás Portik, a prominent figure from the Hungarian underworld, that he gave a leading Fidesz politician the equivalent of 10 million forints in Euros receive a different reception in left and right wing media. Pro-government news outlets find contradictions in his testimony, while the leading left-wing daily is undecided. READ MORE

“Socialist Watergate” tape transcripts

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Commentators weigh the possible implications of conversations conducted by Hungary’s counter-espionage chief with a prominent mafioso in 2008, on how the latter could be helpful in discrediting right-wing politicians. READ MORE

A Socialist Watergate?

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Heti Válasz publishes details of an alleged conspiracy between the secret services and a prominent underworld figure under the former Socialist government. READ MORE