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Rollout of Chinese Covid vaccine begins

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

As family doctors start inoculating hundreds of thousands of Hungarians with the Chinese anti-Covid vaccine, a liberal news site finds government communication on the Sinopharm vaccine confusing, while a pro-government outlet praises the jab. READ MORE

Diverging views on Russia and Navalny

Monday, February 8th, 2021

A left-wing commentator believes that by using brute force against Navalny and his supporters, President Putin has lost all credibility, and he stands no chance of winning another election. A pro-government analyst disagrees. READ MORE

A proposal for vaccination logistics

Friday, January 29th, 2021

A left-liberal analyst encourages the government to devise a detailed vaccination plan to avoid chaos if vaccines start to arrive in large quantities. READ MORE

Biden provokes cautious concern on the Hungarian Right

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

A pro-government columnist hopes that the Hungarian government will be able to establish ‘pragmatic relations’ with the Biden administration. READ MORE

Right-wing columnist on Navalny poisoning

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

A pro-government commentator doesn’t believe that Russian dissident Alexei Navalny was poisoned by the Russian secret services. READ MORE

A Hungarian export on the Navalny poisoning

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

A political analyst is certain that the Russian opposition leader was poisoned by state actors but doesn’t believe that the Kremlin is directly responsible. READ MORE

Hungary supports Poland on Belarus

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

As Foreign Minister Szijjártó supports Poland’s proposal to end the conflict in Belarus, a liberal pundit accuses the government of serving Russia’s geopolitical interests. A pro-government commentator dismisses the accusation and welcomes the government’s pragmatism. READ MORE

77th anniversary of the Disaster on the Don

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

A pro-government author describes the soldiers of both Hungary and the Soviet Union who fell in the Second World War as ordinary citizens who had no choice but to fight far from their homelands. READ MORE

PM Orbán defends Russia ties at press conference with Putin

Friday, November 1st, 2019

In the wake of President Putin’s visit to Budapest, commentators express diametrically opposed views on the meaning of Hungary’s co-operation with Russia. READ MORE

Attempt at an impartial portrait of Putin

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

An author in the main pro-government daily suggests that President Putin’s record is as positive in Russia as it is negative abroad. READ MORE