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Dictatorship! The United States is Investigating Norwegian Monies

“Should the United States be a member of the European Union we would have to put out an editorial, demanding swift and severe action against the US”, states a rather ironic opinion piece originally published on valasz.hu, written by András Bódis. The article tackles the issue of Norwegian funds, lighting the issue in a different way. Unacceptable, unbearable, and inhumane […]

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A Marriage Forged By The Mighty Russia

Few days ago Hungarian news portal index.hu published an interesting article about Béla Kovács’s mysterious life. The Jobbik MEP has been accused by the Hungarian authorities during the European Parliament Elections campaign, that he works for the Russian secret intelligence service. Both Jobbik and Kovács denied the claims. Although the charges may seem parts of the political campaign, index journalist was able […]

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Frank Koszorus, Jr. – Interview

Mr. Koszorus is one of the prominent leaders of and a leading spokesperson for the Hungarian community in the United States. Although his family roots are in Debrecen, Koszorus was born in Germany and grew up in the United States. In a recent interview, he talked about the American-Hungarian Federation (AHF), which he leads as President. How do you see […]

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Appetite and Revolution

A controversial topic has been circulating in the Hungarian political media in the last couple of weeks. According to the speculations, there is an ongoing “internal war” between the elites of the governing party. Allegedly PM Orbán Viktor’s right hand, minister of PM’s Office, János Lázár has launched an attack against the interests of businessman Lajos Simicska. It is well-known, […]

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Mónika Balatoni – Interview

Mónika Balatoni, born Tatabánya in 1971, is the new secretary of state in charge of cultural diplomacy. In an interview for mno.hu she talks about the possibilities of Hungarian cultural diplomacy and the challenges that lie ahead. Why is it important that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade promoted cultural diplomacy from its previous department level to its own […]

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Georg Spöttle – Interview

Georg Spöttle is a military expert, served in and visited several hot zones, including Iraq, Afganistan, Pakistan, Syria, North Korea and other Asian and African countries. He graduated from the West Berlin Police Academy and worked as a detective at the Landeskriminalamt, dealing with political and religious crimes. Currently he is a security adviser for a security firm in Hungary. […]

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Péter Medgyessy – Interview

Born in 1942 in Budapest, Péter Medgyessy was the fifth Prime Minister of Hungary between 2002 and 2004. Coming close to the tenth anniversary of his resignation, Medgyessy, a known economist and politician, talked about his controversial times as the prime minister of the country in an interview for news site index.hu Talking about the happenings of ten years ago, […]

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Ferenc Falus – Interview

Ferenc Falus, born in Budapest, is a Hungarian doctor, hospital manager and former Surgeon General of Hungary, now currently the Budapest mayoral candidate of the opposition party alliance for the October local government elections. Considered by many the only real challenger of current mayor and Fidesz-backed István Tarlós, in this week’s blog section we publish an interview with Ferenc Falus, […]