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Trump seen as the one who can end the war in Ukraine

Friday, February 23rd, 2024

A pro-government columnist believes the war will drag on for a long time unless Donald Trump wins the US presidential elections in November. READ MORE

An account of how PM Orbán was pressurised to agree to the Ukraine aid package

Tuesday, February 6th, 2024

According to a leaked story from the day preceding last week’s EU summit, EU leaders divided roles among themselves in a concerted effort to persuade the Hungarian leader to drop his veto. READ MORE

First reactions to the EU deal over aid to Ukraine

Saturday, February 3rd, 2024

A left-wing commentator writes that PM Orbán gave in to pressure by agreeing to the Ukrainian aid package, while a pro-government observer calls the result a sensible compromise. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s feud with the EU seen as successful

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

A liberal radio commentator thinks that dangerous as clashing with the European mainstream might seem, it may be politically profitable for Mr Orbán. READ MORE

EU pressure mounting on Hungary

Thursday, February 1st, 2024

A pro-government commentator rejects as ‘worse than a mafia hit’ the alleged plans to punish Hungary if it doesn’t agree to commit to a 50 billion Euro aid package to Ukraine for the forthcoming four years. READ MORE

EU bureaucrats accused of blackmail

Wednesday, January 31st, 2024

Although the existence of a purported plan to ruin Hungary financially has been denied by senior EU officials, a pro-government columnist condemns the leak as an intentional move to blackmail Hungary. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s stance on Ukraine ‘vindicated’

Tuesday, January 16th, 2024

A pro-government columnist interprets former Polish Premier Morawiecki’s words on Russia as PM corresponding to what his Hungarian counterpart has been saying since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine READ MORE

Hungarian experts on the war in Ukraine

Friday, January 5th, 2024

Observers agree on the danger the shortage of artillery rounds represents for Ukraine. READ MORE

Navracsics on Ukraine and the EU elections

Thursday, December 28th, 2023

Hungary’s chief EU negotiator who spent four years in Brussels as a member of the European Commission does not expect sharp changes from next year’s European parliamentary Elections. READ MORE

More comments on last week’s EU summit

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

A left-wing pundit welcomes the Prime Minister’s decision to recoil from vetoing the EU resolution to start accession negotiations with Ukraine. A pro-government commentator believes the Prime Minister vetoed what he could when he opposed the giant aid package which other EU countries wanted to deliver to Hungary’s beleaguered eastern neighbour. READ MORE