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Fidesz centres its EP campaign around the danger of war

Friday, May 31st, 2024

A pro-government columnist hopes that the 9 June European election and perhaps the new President of the United States will put an end to what he sees as a dangerous race towards a military conflagration. READ MORE

A liberal take on Fidesz’s peace-centred campaign

Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

A commentator dislikes Pm Orbán’s claim that each and every vote cast for Fidesz is a vote for peace – but admits that it might prove effective. READ MORE

Pro-government pundit rejects being branded ’pro-Russian’

Tuesday, May 7th, 2024

The publishing director of a pro-government weekly dismisses a suggestion by the Polish Prime Minister that his newspaper is pro-Russian. READ MORE

Czech warning of Russian propaganda deemed unserious

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024

A pro-government columnist doesn’t deny that many small websites throughout Europe reverberate Russian propaganda – but deems their impact negligible. READ MORE

EU Summit on help to Ukraine

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

As the leaders of EU member countries struggled in Brussels to agree on the kind of help to offer Ukraine, the pro-government print daily dismisses all mainstream approaches to the problem as mistaken. READ MORE

Weeklies on the anniversary of the 1848 revolution – and Ukraine

Monday, March 18th, 2024

As every year, commentators mark 15 March with attempts to apply the lessons of the 1848 revolution to the present era . READ MORE

Conflicting comments on the war in Ukraine

Friday, March 1st, 2024

A liberal commentator thinks the West and Ukraine should set realistic goals for themselves in the war, while a pro-government columnist criticises President Macron of France who didn’t exclude sending western military personnel to Ukraine. READ MORE

V4 still exists, despite differences over Ukraine

Thursday, February 29th, 2024

A pro-government agrees with PM Orbán who is urging a ceasefire and peace negotiations to end the war in Ukraine. READ MORE

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