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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

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

Hungary opposes EU budget amendment

Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

A pro-government daily reproduces a Facebook comment by a leading government official criticising the amendments the European Commission has put forward to the budget of the European Union. READ MORE

Diverging opinions on Prigozhin’s abortive coup

Tuesday, June 27th, 2023

Commentators draw disparate although not entirely contradictory conclusions from the unprecedented attempt at a military takeover in Russia. READ MORE

Hungary and Poland divided on the war in Ukraine

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

A pro-government author laments the deterioration of the traditionally warm relations between the two countries – but hopes that they will find a way to restore their old friendship once the war is over. 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

US Ambassador criticises Hungary’s attitude on Ukraine

Saturday, June 10th, 2023

A pro-government pundit rejects the complaints of the US ambassador about Hungary’s continued co-operation with Russia in energy projects. READ MORE