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The country is infested by Russian spies, Gyurcsány says

The former Prime Minister talks about the presence of Russian spies in Hungary in the book that was published on the 10th anniversary of his Őszöd-speech. "Around 600-800 people are working for the KGB (Russian Committee for State Security) today in Hungary – our experts say. It is quite lot." He added that the number of KGB agents was about half of this when he was Prime Minister." Gyurcsány talked about Fidesz top ranking officals involved in the leaking of the Őszöd speech. The HVG interview with the Former Prime Minister follows:

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2016 18:42

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Life after Brexit

For many Hungarians, the decision of Great Britain to leave the European Union has caused a lot of worries. The British government assured workers from Hungary and other Eastern European countries that, for at least two years, there will not be any changes in their legal situation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2016 18:33

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Gyurcsány: we should not be afraid of the new Europe

Sourness does not turn itself into politics, says Ferenc Gyurcsány, chairman of the left-wing opposition Democratic Coalition party (DK). He says that the present system will collapse one day and it will have a sobering effect on the nation. His opinion about the upcoming referendum is that if someone wants to stop Orbán, he or she should abstain from voting.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 18:11

Former PM Gyurcsány reveals state secrets

Mária Schmidt, Director of the House of Terror museum in Budapest organized a round table discussion entitled "The story of my silliness - the Őszöd speech is 10 years old", with the participation of Gergely Gulyás, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, András Schiffer, lawyer, former MP and co-chair of LMP, Béla Galló, political scientist and Gábor Megadja, ideology historian.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 18:27

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Orbán is preparing for early elections, opposition parties say

With anti-refugee sentiment running high in Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has succeeded in shoring up support for his Fidesz party. Now, as Hungary prepares to hold what many consider to be a pointless anti-refugee referendum on October 2, some politicians are suggesting that Orbán may use a successful referendum to call for early elections. One such suggestion was made by Democratic Coalition chairman and former prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsány at a town hall forum in Újpest last Friday, reports Index.hu.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 07:39

Read more: Orbán is preparing for early elections, opposition parties say

Hungary needs foreign workers, Orban's EcoMin says

Hungary needs foreign workers, acknowledged Mihály Varga, Hungary's Economy Minister in an interview with weekly Heti Válasz. The full interview will be released on Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:44

Read more: Hungary needs foreign workers, Orban's EcoMin says

DK releases referendum campaign song

The campaign song of the Democratic Coalition against the quota referendum is ready and it was shared by Ferenc Gyurcsány on his Facebook page.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:31

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Hungary to invite persecuted Christians

As a first step, the secretary of state against religious persecution will invite to Hungary christians from Africa and the Middle East.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:22

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Hungary's Szijjarto flies with the Turkish foreign minister's jet to Strasbourg

Hungarian minister of foreign affairs and trade Mr. Péter Szijjártó flew with the Turkish foreign minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu's jet to Strasbourg.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:21

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Orbán accuses Brussels of conspiring with Hungarian “left-wing cities” to settle refugees

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán opened the fall parliamentary session Monday with a provocative speech. According to Index.hu, Orbán reassured the parliament that the country is in much better standing than four years ago, and that finally there is a bright future to look forward to.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 07:23

Read more: Orbán accuses Brussels of conspiring with Hungarian “left-wing cities” to settle refugees

Government's steam-roller not working well

All the ads and TV spots in the breaks of the Olympic Games broadcasts are in vain, as the share of 'no' supporters in the upcoming immigration quota referendum dropped in August.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 06:27

Read more: Government's steam-roller not working well

DK’s campaign of collecting signatures for the resignation of Viktor Orbán has started on Facebook

The Democratic Coalition (DK) started its quota referendum campaign at 1700 different DK campaign spots in the country last Monday. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 08:53

Read more: DK’s campaign of collecting signatures for the resignation of Viktor Orbán has started on Facebook

No exit from EU, Orbán says while Luxembourg foreign minister would kick Hungary out of the EU

We are not the English, we don't want to exit, we want to improve what we have and what is important for us, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Parliament on Monday. The PM shared Hungary's standpoint before the EU summit due next week, also saying that the government will likely win the battle against public debt this year too.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 11:57

Read more: No exit from EU, Orbán says while Luxembourg foreign minister would kick Hungary out of the EU

MSZP is responsible for sabotaging Gordon Bajnai’s prime ministerial bid during the 2014 national elections

One of the most respected political scientist told in an interview topolitical weekly 168 Óra what FreeHungary wrote several times over the past years : MSZP (the Hungarian Socialist Party) is responsible for sabotaging Gordon Bajnai's prime ministerial bid during the 2014 national elections.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 07:25

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Anti-Semitic attack in downtown Budapest — Holocaust memorial vandalised

The Living Memorial, a grassroots monument in Budapest's Liberty Square, in memory to the 600,000 victims of the Holocaust in Hungary, was vandalised this weekend, shortly after the neo-Nazi Kuruc.info website published an article threatening to destroy the monument. Photographs displayed at the site were torn and other items of remembrance added to the Living Memorial by survivors and descendants of survivors were shattered or removed.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 11:50

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