Hungary

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‘How dictatorship works’: Hungarian academic quits in censorship row
Andrea Pető was asked to withdraw criticism that a Europe-wide standards group had failed to confront illiberalism in Hungary and Poland

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

30, Nov, 2021 @11:40 AM

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János Kornai obituary
Hungarian-born Harvard professor who pinpointed the flaws of communist bloc command economies in the 70s and 80s

Klaus Nielsen

29, Nov, 2021 @8:16 PM

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Jarman award winner Jasmina Cibic: ‘Europe is collapsing in front of our eyes’
The UK-based Slovenian artist, who witnessed the former Yugoslavia fall apart and felt the ‘ground shatter’ after Brexit, talks about the right’s anti-cultural onslaught

Emine Saner

23, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Pandemic hits mental health of women and young people hardest, survey finds
Survey also finds adults aged 18-24 and women more concerned about personal finances than other groups

Jon Henley

23, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Orbán rival promises new constitution if he defeats Hungary PM
Opposition leader Péter Márki-Zay says he will restore rule of law if he wins next April’s elections

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

11, Nov, 2021 @3:37 PM

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‘We think we’re good – but we’re weak’: the making of Natural Light, the year’s most harrowing film
To cast his gruelling war drama, Dénes Nagy combed Hungary’s farms for people ‘with exhaustion in their face’ – then shot it in the Latvian winter. The result? Awards, praise … and fierce criticism

Cath Clarke

11, Nov, 2021 @11:47 AM

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Natural Light review – reprisals and revenge in chilling examination of the toll of war
Documentary director Dénes Nagy explores how conflict erodes loyalty, morality and human consciousness in his award-winning first feature

Peter Bradshaw

09, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Hungary: anti-Orbán alliance leads ruling party in 2022 election poll
Six-party grouping ahead by four points after choosing Péter Márki-Zay as prime ministerial candidate

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

28, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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A taste for Hungarian wine | David Williams
Often its wines were associated with slightly rough and ready bargain choices, but Hungary’s best labels are worth seeking out and savouring, says David Williams

David Williams

24, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Split over surge in energy prices overshadows EU climate strategy
Viktor Orbán claims bloc’s approach is ‘utopian fantasy’ that will increase prices and ‘destroy the middle class’

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

21, Oct, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Unless progressive parties unite, the UK will shift further to the right | Letter
Letter: A united opposition in Hungary carries lessons for the Labour party, writes Jeremy Cushing

Letters

20, Oct, 2021 @4:56 PM

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The Guardian view on Hungary’s anti-Orbán alliance: the making of an opposition | Editorial
Editorial: Opposition parties to fight next spring’s election have chosen a leader to fight next spring’s election who may win over swing voters

Editorial

19, Oct, 2021 @6:16 PM

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