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Death of Prigozhin as sign of a strong dictatorship

Friday, August 25th, 2023

A pro-government commentator sees no evidence of cracks in the Putin regime. READ MORE

Expert describes how Russia evades sanctions

Friday, August 11th, 2023

Despite being ‘the most sanctioned country in world history’, Russia manages to import even high-tech products for military use, one of Hungary’s best-known Russia experts writes. READ MORE

Weeklies on Hungary’s position on Ukraine and NATO

Monday, July 24th, 2023

Opposition-leaning commentators find cracks within the government camp on the correct approach to Ukraine, while pro-government columnists believe that continuing the war is futile for both sides. READ MORE

Rift persists within NATO on Ukraine’s accession

Friday, July 14th, 2023

Commentators offer diverging interpretations of the outcome of the NATO summit in Lithuania as to Ukraine’s future membership in the alliance. READ MORE

A debate on Hungary’s international orientation

Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

An independent columnist suggests a majority of Hungarians sympathise with Russia, while a pro-government historian believes they have just been disappointed by the West. READ MORE

Opposing views about whether Hungary is pro-Russian

Friday, July 7th, 2023

In a series of opinion pieces, two pundits clash over the stance of the Hungarian government on the war in Ukraine and the feelings of the population about Ukraine and Russia. READ MORE

Weeklies on Wagner mutiny

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

Analysts agree that the abortive attempt by mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin to march on Moscow revealed weaknesses within the Putin regime. One pro-government commentator accuses the opposition of rooting for the head of the Wagner group. READ MORE

Weeklies on the war in Ukraine

Monday, June 19th, 2023

Opposition-leaning and pro-government commentators offer sharply opposing views on the latest developments in the war. READ MORE

11 Transcarpathian POWs transferred from Russia to Hungary

Saturday, June 17th, 2023

The transfer is reported to be the result of a ‘private deal’ between the Russian Orthodox Church and Hungary’s Christian Democrat Deputy Prime Minister. READ MORE

Military expert expects long drawn-out war in Ukraine

Wednesday, June 14th, 2023

A Hungarian-Israeli strategic analyst believes that the first failure of the Ukrainian spring offensive has spared Ukraine a strategic defeat. READ MORE