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President Novák to meet Zelensky and the Pope

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023

The leading news website believes Ms Novák intends to assess the chances of a peace initiative in Ukraine. READ MORE

Zelensky meets Hungarian community leaders

Tuesday, August 8th, 2023

Commentators express cautious optimism in their evaluations of President Zelensky’s visit to Berehove in the Transcarpathian region, which was home to an estimated 100 thousand ethnic Hungarians before the war. READ MORE

Former liberal leader fears Hungary’s isolation

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023

In a long article, Viktor Orbán’s erstwhile friend, co-founder of Fidesz and then opponent as a liberal leader calls on the Prime Minister to sit down for talks with President Zelensky of Ukraine and negotiate with EC President Ursula von der Leyen. READ MORE

Left-wing reactions to Ukraine military aid stalled by Hungary

Saturday, May 20th, 2023

Authors in the nationwide left-wing daily slam the government’s decision to veto a new round of sanctions on Russia and a tranche of military aid to Ukraine in protest against unfriendly Ukrainian moves. READ MORE

Hungary stalls new EU military aid to Ukraine

Friday, May 19th, 2023

A pro-government pundit believes Hungary had no choice but to veto a new tranche of EU aid to Ukraine and a new sanctions package against Russia after hostile gestures by Ukraine. READ MORE

Zelensky allegedly suggested blowing up Russian pipeline to Hungary

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

A pro-government commentator is outraged by a leaked suggestion from the Ukrainian president to ‘blow up the Druzhba pipeline that provides oil to Hungary’. A liberal pundit describes Zelensky’s reported words as an off-the-cuff remark spoken in a moment of anger. READ MORE

PM Orbán (with three other leaders) fails to applaud Zelensky

Saturday, February 11th, 2023

A liberal website interprets the scene at the European Council meeting in Brussels as a clear expression of the PM’s refusal to side with Ukraine, while pro-government commentators argue that he was not the only one not to applaud the Ukrainian President. READ MORE

Hungarian perceptions of the war in Ukraine

Monday, September 12th, 2022

According to two opinion polls, Hungarians have negative views about Putin as well as Zelensky, but they are also becoming less satisfied with the Hungarian government’s response to the Ukraine war. READ MORE

Ukraine leaders criticise Hungary

Saturday, March 26th, 2022

A pro-government columnist rejects criticism of Hungary’s stance on Ukraine by embattled Ukrainian leaders. His left-wing counterpart believes that the consequences of the war may cause uncertainty among Fidesz voters. READ MORE

NATO Secretary General backs Hungary’s demands in Kyiv

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

A pro-government commentator welcomes the pressure the Secretary General of NATO put on President Zelensky in Kyiv for national minorities to have the right to be taught at school in their mother tongues. READ MORE