All posts tagged Hungary

  • Hungarian government signals end to IMF deadlock
    June 18, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    The government looked set this week to capitulate over controversial legislation that is blocking the commencement of formal negotiations for a joint International Monetary Fund and European Union bailout. A […]

  • Romania threatens to make Hungarian House Speaker persona non grata
    June 13, 2012, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Parliament Speaker László Kövér left for Romania on Tuesday to campaign for an ethnic Hungarian party despite already soured relations with the Romanian government in recent weeks over the reburial […]

  • Freedom House: Hungary, Ukraine in democratic decline
    June 6, 2012, by VOANews

    A U.S.-based non-governmental organization advocating for democracy and human rights says Hungary and Ukraine are at the forefront of an antidemocratic trend in Central and Eastern Europe. In a report […]

  • Viktor Orbán prime minister of Hungary
    Mail-order democracy in Hungary
    June 4, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    The postal service, in the week ending June 1, began delivering millions of letters in the name of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán, asking voters for their opinions on a […]