Category Archives: Hungry News

What Holds Hungary Back?

WAR! After the second world war, Germany was cut in half, Hungary continued to struggle without its previously lost territories and Poland was in ruins. These are just examples of what Europe look like after the war. In 2015, Germany is a powerhouse, Poland is ahead of Hungary (along with all the countries surrounding it; […]

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Why Is FIDESZ so Arrogant?

Orbán Viktor, PM of Hungary is listening to his interpreter It is an undeniable fact that both towards EU leaders/institutions and fellow Hungarians FIDESZ is impolite at best. This endless arrogance mostly hides incompetence and fear of their inevitable failure as a government. While Hungary’s leaders are desperately trying to show extraordinary numbers to convince […]

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Pictures of 2015 March 15 Protests (Budapest)

The Hungarian Revolution of 1848 was one of the many European Revolutions of 1848 and closely linked to other revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas. The revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary grew into a war for independence from the Austrian Empire, ruled by the Habsburg monarchy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_Revolution_of_1848 In 2015 there was no revolution […]

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Angela Merkel vs. Viktor Orbán

  Who is Who? Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany born 17 July 1954 She is the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Chancellor of Germany. She is the first woman and the first former citizen of the German Democratic Republic to hold either office. Orbán Viktor Prime Minister of Hungary born 31 […]

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Orbán, the Saviour

  Is it possible for a seemingly bad person to think of them-self as good? It is hard to imagine when said person is doing evil things but it is basic psychology: you are the center of ‘your’ world that is actually the ‘real world’ – at least you think it is. During the last couple […]

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Orbán, the Dictator

Is there a dictatorship in Hungary? This is the question often asked by western media. Without implying that foreign media can’t have a proper insight in a country’s life, I have to say my short answer to the above mentioned question would be: yes. But… This is no North Korean “kill everyone” type of dictatorship in […]

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Ukraine Crisis: International Threat?

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/13/ukrainian-shell-russian-border-town-donetsk Russian investigators say a man was killed and a woman injured when a shell fired from Ukrainian territory landed in the courtyard of a private house in the village of Donetsk, in Russia’s Rostov region. The regional centres of Donetsk and Luhansk now contain the main concentration of separatist forces. As these are large […]

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Ukraine Won (?)

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/26/ukraine-european-union-trade-pact Along with Georgia and Moldova, two other post-Soviet countries keen to move out of Moscow’s orbit, Kiev will sign the deal with Brussels to establish a free-trade area and introduce a raft of measures designed to synchronise economies with EU nations, as well as improve rule of law and human rights. The European commission […]

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Greek Elecetions 2014

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_local_elections,_2014 Local elections are scheduled to be held in Greece on 18 May 2014 (first round) and 25 May 2014 (second round). Voters will elect representatives to Greece‘s restructured local authorities, comprising 13 regions and 325 municipalities. Traditionally, candidates at local elections do not run under the official name of any party as the constitution only foresees the participation of electoral […]

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What FIDESZ Did

The European Parliament election results of 2009 foreshadowed a decisive victory in the 2010 parliamentary elections. They won a total of 263 seats in the parliament (out of 386), which is enough to change the Hungarian constitution. They now had the power to do literally anything. Although I didn’t vote for them I have to […]

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