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ELTE Bolyai Vegyeskar – Baba Yetu (Christopher Tin) ELTE Bolyai Vegyeskar – Baba Yetu (Christopher Tin)

During the festive season each of us needs time to find the way back to ourselves , even if we consider Christmas as a big rush and many tasks. There is an unbelievably wise African tribal custom, which I would like to share with you, because for me the attitude of this culture with a…

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Making of a State: Czechoslovakia Making of a State: Czechoslovakia

his video is part of Project Homecoming, more on that later. The Austro-Hungarian Empire, as its name suggests, was divided into two parts, the Austrian, and the Hungarian. These parts where then further subdivided, on the Austrian side today’s Czechia was divided in to Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia and on the Hungarian side today’s Slovakia…

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Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – First Look: Hungary Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – First Look: Hungary

Matthias Corvinus leads Hungary in Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. He was King from 1458 to 1490. Despite infamy for high taxation, he became a popular folk hero as ‘Matthias the Just.’ Hungary’s unique ability is “Pearl of the Danube.” Districts and Buildings constructed across a river from a City Center are built faster. Their unique…

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Tomas Venclova – Soviet invasion of Hungary (12/88) Tomas Venclova – Soviet invasion of Hungary (12/88)

Well, as I’ve said, there was a revolution in Hungary in the autumn of ’56 against the Soviet system, The Hungarians declared that they wished to be neutral, they were demanding that the army of the Soviet Union withdraw. And for a while it did withdraw, but then it returned. Well, and they declared that…

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Cracks in the Soviet-Nazi Alliance – WW2 – 065 – November 23, 1940 Cracks in the Soviet-Nazi Alliance – WW2 – 065 – November 23, 1940

November 23, 1940 Germany, Italy, and Japan signed the Tripartite Pact two months ago, creating the Axis Powers. This week, more nations join them. I’m Indy Neidell; this is World War Two. Last week the British successfully attacked Italian ships at port at the Battle of Taranto- an attack which gave inspiration to the Japanese.…

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Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26 Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, there are many candidates for most important year in European history–1492, when permanent links between Afroeurasia and the Americas first formed; 1688, when the Glorious Revolution gave Europe an example of constitutional governments; 1789, when the French Revolution directly challenged monarchy; 1992, when…

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PS. Explain This: Hungary’s Illiberal Model PS. Explain This: Hungary’s Illiberal Model

Few were surprised when Viktor Orbán and his nationalist Fidesz party swept to their third consecutive victory in Hungary’s election on April 8. But understanding Orbán’s success requires examining his political formula, which has influenced right-wing populists across Europe and has been echoed by many US Republicans, including President Donald Trump. Since becoming prime minister…

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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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Post-WWII Iran – British and Soviet Occupation and the Revolution – COLD WAR Post-WWII Iran – British and Soviet Occupation and the Revolution – COLD WAR

The early days of the Cold War, as you can see from our previous episodes, are rife with the two new, global superpowers attempting to flex their muscles and impose their own particular worldview at the expense of the other power. To best imagine what the inevitable confrontations looked like, picture a game of chicken…

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GZERO World S1E25: Fallout From A Fake Democracy GZERO World S1E25: Fallout From A Fake Democracy

If you are an opposition leader in Venezuela and you are popular or your leadership qualities are evident, you are either legally disqualified by the government, your party is not allowed to run in elections, you are in jail, or you are in exile. Chemical weapons attacks in Syria and an American response. In Hungary,…

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