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US Embassy finances billboard campaign on Ukraine

Thursday, April 13th, 2023

Pro-government commentators condemn the US Embassy for what they see as lecturing Hungary over freedom and war. READ MORE

Tension grows in US-Hungary diplomatic relations

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

A liberal columnist expects the US Ambassador to announce sanctions against Hungarian personalities, as relations between the two governments have deteriorated further over the past few
months. READ MORE

World Bank ’dreams’ of rebuilding Ukraine

Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

A pro-government economist finds attempts to assess the cost of rebuilding Ukraine futile, for the moment. READ MORE

Weeklies on Hungary’s deteriorating relations with its allies

Monday, April 3rd, 2023

Critics lambast the government for its stance on Ukraine and increasingly conflictual attitude towards NATO and EU allies, while pro-government commentators take the cabinet’s side in its conflicts with international partners. READ MORE

Bulgaria expected to join Hungary in its bid for peace in Ukraine

Thursday, March 30th, 2023

A pro-government pundit welcomes the changes in the Bulgarian political landscape with the fall of the government which was Ukraine’s number one ammunition supplier in the first stages of the war. READ MORE

Weeklies on Hungary’s lonely stance on the war in Ukraine

Monday, March 27th, 2023

A pro-government analyst finds it worrisome that the countries which support Ukraine don’t realise how hopeless it is to expect the war to end if the belligerent sides are not ready to compromise. A strong critic of the government suggests that divergences over the war have deepened Hungary’s conflicts with its allies. READ MORE

Hungary doesn’t send weapons to Ukraine

Friday, March 24th, 2023

As Foreign Minister Péter Szíjjártó announced that the Hungarian contribution to the European Peace Framework will be used for working for the stability of the Western Balkans and reducing migration pressure, rather than for arms shipments to Ukraine, a left-wing columnist suggests that allies are ‘fed up’ with the Hungarian government and have decided to ignore it. READ MORE

PM Orbán meets Turkish counterpart

Saturday, March 18th, 2023

A pro-government commentator welcomes the Prime Minister’s visit to Ankara as an example of realistic foreign diplomacy. READ MORE

Weeklies on Hungary’s attitude towards the war in Ukraine

Monday, March 13th, 2023

Pro-opposition commentators accuse the government of condoning Russia’s aggression when it opposes the sanctions being imposed on Russia. Pro-government authors praise what they see as the only independent voice in Europe. READ MORE

Weeklies on Hungary’s conflicts with Western allies

Monday, March 6th, 2023

Opinions diverge on the rights and wrongs of the Hungarian government, but commentators agree that there is growing friction between Hungary and its partners in the Western alliance. READ MORE