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Viktor Orban angry at EU’s criticism of Hungary’s democratic values Viktor Orban angry at EU’s criticism of Hungary’s democratic values

In an unusual visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launched a sharp attack on MEPs after they criticized the state of democracy in Hungary. Orban strongly defended his government’s record as the Parliament presented a report calling Budapest to remove constitutional changes that some claim limit democracy…

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Plan B — is there an alternative to economic growth?: Miklós Antal at TEDxDanubia 2014 Plan B — is there an alternative to economic growth?: Miklós Antal at TEDxDanubia 2014

Plan B: Is there an alternative to economic growth? Imagine that a family takes a trip to the mountains. They are walking on a path that looked quite good in the beginning when they somehow got on it. But now it’s getting increasingly difficult. It’s narrow and steep and there’s a real danger of falling…

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Can democracy in Hungary survive Viktor Orbán? Can democracy in Hungary survive Viktor Orbán?

hey it’s Lou and some wild is going down in Hungary critically in the country’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has eroded checks-and-balances undercut the Free Press inflamed racism and xenophobia and handed out lucrative government contracts to family and friends those are among the many reasons the European Union recently invoked article 7 against the…

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Socialist politicians of Hungary (1919-1989) Socialist politicians of Hungary (1919-1989)

헝가리의 사회주의 정치인들 헝가리 소비에트 공화국 쿤 벨러 포가니 요제프 서무엘리 티보르 런들레르 예뇌 루카치 죄르지 바고 벨러 피들레르 레죄 세이들레르 에르뇌 뵘 빌모쉬 헝가리 인민 공화국

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Hungarian Uprising, Budapest (1956) Hungarian Uprising, Budapest (1956)

Hungarian Uprising — Budapest, 1956 — The Cold War After the Second World War, Hungary was absorbed as a satellite state of the Soviet Union. A communist government was established. Political opposition was purged and Mátyás Rákosi, who was a strong supporter of Stalin, was appointed leader. Imre Nagy would replace him in 1953 when…

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“Stalin’s boots are fake” Cutiebanana’s photos around Budapest, Hungary (stalin boots budapesht) “Stalin’s boots are fake” Cutiebanana’s photos around Budapest, Hungary (stalin boots budapesht)

Budapest train station by TravelPod member cutiebanana Area outside of Parliament by TravelPod member cutiebanana St. Stephen’s Basilica by TravelPod member cutiebanana Parliament from Buda by TravelPod member cutiebanana Gabor and the love locks by TravelPod member cutiebanana Pest on one side and Buda on the other by TravelPod member cutiebanana What’s under Stalin’s skirt?…

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The Lenin Boys Go To War – Hungarian Soviet Republic I THE GREAT WAR 1919 The Lenin Boys Go To War – Hungarian Soviet Republic I THE GREAT WAR 1919

It’s March 1919, and Europe continues to boil with both revolutionary and nationalist fervour. In Hungary, a fragile republican government tries desperately to govern an unstable country and hold onto its territory when suddenly, crisis strikes and a revolutionary movement seizes power. There is now a second Communist state on the map of Europe –…

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Magda’s Boy: How George Szirtes invented his mother Magda’s Boy: How George Szirtes invented his mother

there’s another little thing about Englishness, which is that there is a Literature Festival here, a poetry festival and I was the chair of it in his first few years and one of these occasions we decided to do a public reading of well-loved poems and other poems in the Market Square just there and…

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What was life like under Communism? The story of a Hungarian. What was life like under Communism? The story of a Hungarian.

this is the story of Joseph for gas why he tried to escape from communist Hungary and what happened next he was born in 1947 in a country that was going through extraordinary times two years before he was born the Soviet Army had liberated Hungary from German occupation near the end of the Second…

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