Posts Tagged ‘Hungary’

Theft of food in Hungary’s supermarkets rises

More people are stealing from Hungary’s supermarkets than last year. Hungarian police figures show there were more than 8,000 thefts nationwide in the first 10 months of 2021 – a rise of more than 22% Source

Sarah Ferguson meets young children and refugees in Hungary

Sarah, Duchess of York, the ex-wife of Prince Andrew arrived in Budapest on Tuesday. She said that he was fascinated by the way Hungarian people “steadfastly” and honourably fight for Ukrainian refugees along the border. Source

Viktor Orbán promises Hungary will ratify NATO membership for Finland and Sweden in January

Hungary has repeatedly delayed the ratification process, while at the same time promising they’ll get it done. Source

Hungary sparks Anger after Orban goes to Football match with ‘Greater Hungary’ scarf

Ukraine will summon the Hungarian ambassador to protest that Prime Minister Viktor Orban went to a football match wearing a scarf depicting some Ukrainian territory as part of Hungary, the Ukrainian foreign ministry said on Tuesday. Ukrainian media showed images of Orban meeting a Hungarian footballer wearing a scarf which the outlet Ukrainska Pravda said […]

Ukraine war: Hungary wants to poll citizens on support for EU’s sanctions on Russia

Hungary’s governing party wants to poll the country’s citizens on whether they support European Union sanctions imposed against Russia over its war in Ukraine. Fidesz plans to call for a “national consultation” on energy sanctions which he said had been decided on by the EU’s “Brussels elite,” the party’s caucus leader, Mate Kocsis, said at […]

Ukraine war: Hungary wants to poll citizens on support for EU’s sanctions on Russia

Hungary’s governing party wants to poll the country’s citizens on whether they support European Union sanctions imposed against Russia over its war in Ukraine. Fidesz plans to call for a “national consultation” on energy sanctions which he said had been decided on by the EU’s “Brussels elite,” the party’s caucus leader, Mate Kocsis, said at […]

Ukraine war: Hungary wants to poll citizens on support for EU’s sanctions on Russia

Hungary’s governing party wants to poll the country’s citizens on whether they support European Union sanctions imposed against Russia over its war in Ukraine. Fidesz plans to call for a “national consultation” on energy sanctions which he said had been decided on by the EU’s “Brussels elite,” the party’s caucus leader, Mate Kocsis, said at […]

Hungary Deprived of EU Aid Funds worth of Billions Due to Corruption

    Due to worries about corruption, the European Commission on Sunday suggested withholding $7.5 billion in payments intended for Hungary. According to Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn, the suspension is intended to defend the Union’s financial situation. The commissioner told reporters that today’s decision “clearly demonstrates the Commission’s willingness to defend the EU budget, and […]

Hungary Deprived of EU Aid Funds worth of Billions Due to Corruption

    Due to worries about corruption, the European Commission on Sunday suggested withholding $7.5 billion in payments intended for Hungary. According to Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn, the suspension is intended to defend the Union’s financial situation. The commissioner told reporters that today’s decision “clearly demonstrates the Commission’s willingness to defend the EU budget, and […]

Hungary Deprived of EU Aid Funds worth of Billions Due to Corruption

    Due to worries about corruption, the European Commission on Sunday suggested withholding $7.5 billion in payments intended for Hungary. According to Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn, the suspension is intended to defend the Union’s financial situation. The commissioner told reporters that today’s decision “clearly demonstrates the Commission’s willingness to defend the EU budget, and […]

Hungary Deprived of EU Aid Funds worth of Billions Due to Corruption

    Due to worries about corruption, the European Commission on Sunday suggested withholding $7.5 billion in payments intended for Hungary. According to Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn, the suspension is intended to defend the Union’s financial situation. The commissioner told reporters that today’s decision “clearly demonstrates the Commission’s willingness to defend the EU budget, and […]

EU Proposes To Suspend Billions In Funds To Hungary

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s executive branch recommended Sunday that the bloc suspend around 7.5 billion euros (dollars) in funding to Hungary over concerns about democratic backsliding and the possible mismanagement of EU money. The European Commission, which proposes the bloc’s laws and ensures that they are respected, said it was acting “to ensure […]

Hungary set to scrap energy price caps for some households

Much like the rest of Europe, rising energy bills are becoming a massive problem in Hungary. People here are on average poorer than those in Western Europe. Winters are also bitingly cold, with temperatures often heading below freezing. It’s left some people with difficult choices to make, such as that between eating and being warm. […]

Seven people dead after train collides with car in southern Hungary

Seven people have been killed after a train collided with a vehicle at a railway crossing in southern Hungary on Monday. Police said the accident occurred at around 06:45 on a rural crossing near the village of Kunfehértó. The driver of the vehicle and all six passengers died at the scene. Passengers on the train […]

Russia’s last EU ally, Hungary, Moves to Acquire Gas from Azerbaijan

    Hungary will obtain considerable volumes of green electricity from Azerbaijan in the future by participating in an international power line project, said Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Péter Szijjártó on Wednesday. According to Szijjártó, the current scenario clearly demonstrates the significance of identifying new energy sources and incorporating them into the country’s supply. […]

Russia’s last EU ally, Hungary, Moves to Acquire Gas from Azerbaijan

    Hungary will obtain considerable volumes of green electricity from Azerbaijan in the future by participating in an international power line project, said Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Péter Szijjártó on Wednesday. According to Szijjártó, the current scenario clearly demonstrates the significance of identifying new energy sources and incorporating them into the country’s supply. […]

Hungary Weather Service Officials Fired After Wrong Forecast Postpones Fireworks

The two were fired after an inaccurate rain forecast prompted the postponement of a fireworks display on the country’s most important national holiday. Source

‘A Pure Nazi Text’: Adviser To Hungary’s Viktor Orban Resigns Over Speech

The Hungarian leader is still scheduled to appear at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas next week. Source

Ukraine condemns Hungary for ‘spreading Russian propaganda’

Kiev slams Viktor Orban for saying anti-Russia sanctions and arms supplies to Kiev have brought no results Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s remarks about the ineffectiveness of anti-Russia sanctions are “a classic example of Russian propaganda,” Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleg Nikolenko claimed on Sunday. Orban said on Saturday that the decision to impose sanctions […]

Hungary’s top diplomat visits Moscow to negotiate gas supplies despite EU sanctions

Budapest is keen to buy up to 700 million cubic metres of gas from Russia, said foreign minister Peter Szijjarto. Source

The Increasingly Tyrannical EU Flexes It Totalitarian Muscles Against Hungary

EU Commission sues Hungary over LGBT law READ HERE: Brussels has targeted Budapest for alleged discrimination and freedom of speech violation   Source

EXCLUSIVE – Hungary Will Not Allow Ideological ‘Gender Madness’ in Schools: Justice Minister

Hungary’s Minister of Justice has told Breitbart News that Western Europe has been gripped by “madness” on gender identity, but that her country will not allow such ideas to be taught to children.

Hungary to Charge Foreigners More at Fuel Pumps to Keep Supply for Locals

Petrol stations in Hungary were sites of chaos this week as foreign vehicle owners rushed to buy fuel before the country raises prices for foreigners, with some even being turned away. Hungarian petrol prices are much cheaper than in many

CPAC goes to Hungary

CPAC Hungary shows that a kind of far right international is forming.

Soul searching for Hungary’s once ‘neo-Nazi’ Jobbik party

Three-quarters of Hungary’s parliament could be occupied by far-right politicians when the National Assembly reconvenes following the country’s recent general election. The far-right nationalist Fidesz, the party of the long-ruling prime minister, Viktor Orban, increased its representation in parliament, confounding some pollsters who had expected a neck-and-neck election against an unprecedented six-party opposition alliance. Fidesz, […]

Hungary ‘helping Putin’ in the war , says Ukraine’s foreign ministry

Ukraine has accused Hungary of “helping Putin” in the war, a day after the country’s leader Viktor Orban said he was prepared to break ranks with the EU and buy Russian gas in roubles. Without naming him, Ukrainian foreign ministry spokesman Oleg Nikolenko said in a statement that following Orban’s recent election victory, Hungary was […]

‘A victory so big you can see it from the moon… and Brussels,’ says Hungary’s Viktor Orban

Hungary’s nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban declared victory in Sunday’s national elections, claiming a mandate for a fourth term as a still incomplete vote count showed a strong lead for his right-wing party. In a 10-minute speech to Fidesz party officials and supporters at an election night event in Budapest, Orban addressed a crowd cheering […]

Hungary’s election may spark the next crisis for the EU | View

“Fidesz slowly stripped the guarantees for fair elections out of the system – a death by a thousand cuts,” argues Michael Meyer-Resende, speaking about this Sunday’s election in Hungary. Source

Hungary election: Who is Viktor Orban and how has he stayed in power for so long?

Today, Viktor Orban is best known for being a right-wing populist. But did you know his career began at the other end of the political spectrum? Source

Zelenskyy tells Hungary’s Viktor Orban to ‘decide who you are with’

Orban has let NATO troops be stationed in the country but banned the shipment of weapons and other lethal equipment to Kyiv. Source

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