The incident illustrates how Hungary has become a hub for Russian intelligence.
The Budapest property was bought in 2008 by Georgian-Israeli businessman Shabtai Michaeli who is linked to PM Viktor Orbán’s spin doctor, Árpád Habony.
The government-friendly media outlets argued that Csaba Vasvari and Tamas Matusik must resign because the meeting interferes with the "judicial independence".
Orban's government has launched a national consultation survey on the EU’s sanctions against Russia.
U.S. Ambassador to Hungary replied to Orban, saying: “While you look around for your friend, perhaps another friend to follow: the President of the United States… but as the Hungarian media might say: no pressure.”
During the talks, Lavrov told Szijjarto that 'Washington's Russophobic policies are damaging' to Hungarian-Russian relations.
David Pressman expressed concerns over press freedom, human rights, and the rule of law in Hungary.
The Canadian psychologist and writer gave a lecture at the office of Katalin Novak this week. The President later praised the conservative figure on her Facebook.
After long negotiations, the European Union finalized its decision to ban purchases of Russian oil.
Political preference among Hungarians has a considerable impact on the perception of Russia and Ukraine – Median Institute's latest polls show. The survey conducted on a sample of 1,000 Hungarian citizens, was commissioned by 444.
Klitschko confronts Orbán, Hungarian GDP slows down, new parliament holds first session in May, Freedom House slams Hungarian democracy
According to former world boxing champion, Volodymyr Klitschko, “Hungary’s loyalty towards Russia can still be felt’, he said in an interview given to local online journal Válasz Online.
A reader of Atlatszo.ro, the Romanian edition of Átlátszó, found some 30 filled out ballots in Transylvania, near Jeddar, which were undoubtedly cast for opposition parties.
Government condemns Russia, opposition turns to OSCE over false media coverage, Hungarians welcome refugees, Hungary supports Ukraine's EU accession
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán condemned Russia’s war waged against Ukraine, in a video posted on his Facebook page last Thursday.
Viktor Orbán meets Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid mounting tensions between Russian and the EU/NATO. Teachers stage a warning strike and Pegasus spyware used lawfully according to data protection watchdog
Hungary was the only of the EU's 27 member nations not to back the statement. Foreign Minister Szijjártó said such statements are "one-sided." This week's InsightHungary newsletter.
Poland, Slovakia and Czechia have all expelled Russian diplomats in response to an explosion at a Czech munitions depot blamed on a Russian military intelligence unit. This week's InsightHungary newsletter.
In its latest attack on LGBT rights, the government required the publisher to alert consumers if a book contains characters that "display patterns of behavior that differ from traditional gender roles." This week's InsightHungary newsletter.
Imported and homespun modern disinformation campaigns - designed to confuse and disorient audiences - have led to polarization, political tribalism and shifting geopolitical dynamics. An interview with political scientist and disinformation expert Dr. Péter Krekó.