Tag Archives: Central Europe

Hungary between the sheets of Russia and Europe

On April 3 the conservative nationalist leader, Prime Minister Viktor Orban, has a tight race for election to a fourth consecutive term. It is very well known how this racist man has been close friends with Putin and would not … Continue reading

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Putin plays dangerous poker game

The standoff in eastern Ukraine is the most tense since Russian-backed forces took control of parts of the country in 2014. Now President Vladimir Putin appears to be threatening the region once more. Continue reading

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EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen defending the freedom rights of all European citizens

In a heated plenary debate with Polish Prime Minister and economist Mateusz Morawiecki, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Slovenian Foreign Affairs Minister Anže Logar, most MEPs condemned the contentious ruling of 7 October by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, … Continue reading

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A look back on one decade of unchecked power and mixed results

To understand the current situation in Hungary, one needs to look back on what came before and examine the historical background of post-communist Hungary. The country’s shift from a Soviet satellite to a Western-oriented liberal democracy was – as elsewhere … Continue reading

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2014 To remember our Earth

We are making such a mess of this planet that perhaps the on 2 March 2004 on an Ariane 5 rocket with robotic space probe built and launched by the European Space Agency, Rosetta along with features 12 instruments and the … Continue reading

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