Orban vows to oppose EU border-guard plan at Salzburg summit

By |september 18th, 2018|anti-immigration, border fence, Frontex, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, refugee crisis, Salzburg summit, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday (17 September) vowed to oppose an EU plan aimed at bolstering the bloc's external borders, accusing Brussels of wanting to take away Hungary's control of its own frontiers.

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‘Victator’ Orbán set for third mandate after rocky campaign

By |april 5th, 2018|anti-Semitism, border fence, Fidesz, Gabor Vona, George Soros, hungarian elections, illiberal democracy, Jobbik, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán, xenophobia|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, one of Europe's most controversial leaders, looks set to win a third consecutive term in office at elections on Sunday (8 April), despite a galvanised opposition tapping into voters' discontent.

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Orban’s Vienna visit highlights Austria-Hungary comradeship

By |januar 31st, 2018|Austria, border fence, far right, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, refugee crisis, Sebastian Kurz, Viktor Orbán|

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said yesterday (30 January) that he aimed to ease east-west strains within the European Union, as his new right-wing government welcomed Hungary's incendiary Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Vienna.

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Desperate Europe-bound migrants turn to capricious Black Sea

By |september 18th, 2017|Balkan route, Black Sea, border fence, Hungary, News, refugee crisis, Romania|

While the arrival of exhausted migrants may be common on Mediterranean shores, it's a rare sight on the Black Sea coastline. But a string of recent arrivals from Turkey suggests it may be emerging as part of a new 'Romanian route' to western Europe.

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EU and Hungary spar over border fence ahead of court ruling

By |september 4th, 2017|border fence, ECJ, Hungary, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

The EU's executive and Hungary traded barbs over migration, ahead of a key European court ruling on 6 September which is widely expected to deal a blow to the eastern Europeans' fight against hosting refugees.

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Soros ‘distressed’ by ‘anti-Semitic’ Hungary campaign

By |julij 12th, 2017|anti-Semitism, border fence, George Soros, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Israel, Jews, News, refugee crisis, relocation, Viktor Orbán|

US billionaire George Soros hit back yesterday (11 July) at a Hungarian government anti-immigration poster and media campaign that he said uses "anti-Semitic" imagery.

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Hungary ‘ready to detain all migrants’

By |marec 28th, 2017|border fence, Hungary, News, populism, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán, xenophobia|

Hungary said yesterday (27 March) it was ready to begin detaining asylum-seekers in camps on its southern border with Serbia after passing a law this month that has drawn criticism from rights groups and the UN.

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Germany says worried about Russian missiles in Kaliningrad

By |marec 9th, 2017|arms race, border fence, Germany, Kaliningrad, Lithuania, News, Russia, Sigmar Gabriel|

A decision by Russia to permanently station nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad, its enclave on the Baltic Sea, would mark a setback for European security, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told Russian news agency Interfax yesterday (8 March).

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