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On February the 25th Hungary remembers the victims Communism. On this day in 1947 Béla Kovács, a leading Hungarian politician at the time who opposed the “sovietization”- that is the drift towards communist dictatorship – of Hungarian politics was unlawfully arrested and deported to the Soviet Union. He wasn’t the first victim, nor the last.… » read more

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Hungary under fire

The recent exchange of highly tense letters in December 2011 between European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, and the ahead of scheduled departure from Budapest of the joint EU – IMF negotiating team preparing the talks on a new IMF – loan were just two signs the current Hungarian… » read more

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