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Flash Report

Hungary  10/06/09

Consequences of the European Parliamentary election in Hungary

Fidesz won the EP election decisively, transforming a rigid party system. Anti-Romaism became a dominant force in politics. Government support became more fragile, with pressure to soften its program....
Flash Report  13/05/09

Shift in Hungary’s Russian policy

The change in government represents a shift in foreign policy as well, and, thanks to mutual gestures of good will, an earlier cool relationship between the cabinet and Mol appears to be on the mend....
 
Hungary  30/03/09

New PM candidate plans serious austerity measures in Hungary

After Gordon Bajnai has received the support from both the majority of MSZP and SZDSZ factions, it is very likely that he can be the successor of Ferenc Gyurcsány....
Hungary  23/03/09

Hungary: what’s next?

Following de facto resignation of the Prime Minister of Hungary there are two likely scenarios: 1) early elections or 2) a new government supported by the socialist MSZP and the liberal SZDSZ....
 
Russia  09/09/08

Political and economic consequences of the "Gas War"

The gas conflict between Russia and Ukraine has a negative impact on both countries but can accelerate EU’s actions towards decreasing energy- and political dependence on Russia....
Bulgaria  08/09/08

Georgian-Russian conflict: deepening rift on the Hungarian right

Unexpectedly the Hungarian right-wing and far-right parties and organizations do not reject the Russian standpoint in the Georgian conflict....
 
Hungary  27/08/08

Hungarian PM announces cautious autumn agenda

The PM offers a tax cut deal in the following four years, but only in line with the convergence program and only if there is extra income deriving from a much more transparent taxation culture....
Hungary  21/08/08

The Apollo-affair: Fidesz and the “alien capitalists”

The Apollo-affair and the attacks against Hankook reveal the contradictions in the political strategy of Fidesz: the conflict between the opposition position and the pre-government position....
 
Bulgaria  14/08/08

The impacts of the Russian-Georgian war on the CEE countries

After the Russian-Georgian war general anti-Russian sentiments are likely to rise and companies with Russian interests and future Russian investments will face PR problems in the CEE region....
 

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