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Analyst paints a grim picture of the prospects for peace

Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

An expert on international politics and strategy sees no signs of a lasting solution to the war between Russia and Ukraine or Israel’s war on Hamas. 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

Weeklies on the first year of the war in Ukraine

Monday, February 27th, 2023

Left-wing and liberal authors believe that the West should support Ukraine until it regains the territories occupied by Russia. Conservative analysts suggest that none of the two warring countries can win the war and therefore support calls by the Hungarian government for an urgent ceasefire and peace negotiations. READ MORE

Further controversy over the war in Ukraine

Monday, February 20th, 2023

A pro-government commentator hopes that Russia will win the war in Ukraine, because he fears that a Russian defeat would further increase US dominance in the world. His left-wing counterpart accuses him of promoting Russian propaganda. READ MORE

Liberal writer fears Third World War

Thursday, February 9th, 2023

On a left-liberal website, a well-known expert on Russian history and culture fears that the war in Ukraine may degenerate into a larger conflagration. READ MORE

In focus: PM Orbán’s statements on Ukraine

Monday, February 6th, 2023

Commentators disagree sharply on Prime Minister Orbán’s call for peace talks and an armistice in Ukraine. READ MORE

Ruminations on Ukraine war

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

Right-wing commentators contend that the war in Ukraine is unlikely to end unless the US makes a U-turn. A left-wing commentator is confident that Russia will lose the war. READ MORE

Reactions to the ’side effects’ of the Ukraine war

Saturday, November 19th, 2022

A left-wing commentator excoriates the government for not doing enough to reduce Hungary’s dependency on Russia energy supplies, while the main pro-government daily devotes two editorials in as many days to its demand for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine. READ MORE

Military expert predicts prolonged Ukraine conflict

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022

A Hungarian-Israeli military analyst suggests that the pattern of past wars waged by Russia doesn’t augur well for peace in Ukraine. READ MORE

Fears over Europe’s future

Thursday, October 13th, 2022

Right-wing commentators accuse the West in general and European leaders in particular of ignoring geopolitical realities as well as their own national interests by refusing to compromise with Russia. READ MORE