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The propaganda minister’s land scandal that was too much even for Orbán

The 1.6 billion HUF deal of Antal Rogán's wife has fallen through.

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Why Fidesz faces a tight race in 2022

At present, it is impossible to predict with confidence who will be the winner of the Hungarian parliamentary elections in 2022. But the opposition may have a realistic chance of winning the Hungarian elections.

Son of Viktor Orbán graduates from RMA Sandhurst, Hungary foots the bill

We discovered that the Hungarian Prime Minister's son has just graduated from one of the top military academies in the world and the roughly €100,000 training fee was paid by the Ministry of Defence. When we inquired about this at the government's weekly press conference, the spokesperson changed our question, removing any mention of Gáspár Orbán.

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2021 is shaping up to be Viktor Orbán's toughest year to date

A recession of historic proportions, a significant loss of popularity, rule of law mechanism, a hostile US administration, a new German chancellor, and an opposition challenger – the Hungarian Prime Minister will have to face a number of difficulties this year, and he has work to do within his own party as well.

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Orbán is not alone yet, but for a moment, Poland wavered

The Hungarian-Polish veto of the EU's next seven-year budget over the rule of law conditionality has upended European politics. Last week, there seemed to be a blemish on the strong alliance of Orbán and Morawiecki, however, Poland nearly walking back on the veto may instead be a sign of tensions within the country's governing coalition.

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Orbán suggests Fidesz should leave the EPP Group

In a letter to Manfred Weber, the leader of the EPP Group, Viktor Orbán suggests a new type of cooperation between Fidesz and the political family, one in which Fidesz is effectively no longer a member.

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Hungary maintains strict COVID-19 restrictions for another month

The measures announced in November will remain in effect until 11 November, New Year's Eve is definitely cancelled, but Christmas is still up in the air.

Trump's defeat would be a loss for Orbán as well

How could the US presidential election influence Hungarian politics? Telex explains.