Hungary decided to use its veto in May after 10 EU countries requested Moshensky be included in the sanction list.
Several authors terminated their contracts with Libri, fearing the Orban government would use the publishing house for their "own ideological and political purposes."
The Hungarian government decided to exit the International Investment Bank after the United States imposed sanctions on three officials of the financial institution
Gergely Gulyas, Orban's chief of staff pointed out that Sweden's involvement in an EU lawsuit against Hungary "does not help" the ratification process.
Orban's government has launched a national consultation survey on the EU’s sanctions against Russia.