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At a roundtable discussion at the University of Public Service in Budapest, which was held to promote a new book titled “Russian Great Power Policy 1905-2021”, the head of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office, Gergely Gulyás, said that Russia does not pose a threat to the North Atlantic Alliance if NOTO does not “intervene" in a full-scale war in Ukraine.
Gulyás called incorrect the statements of Poland and the Baltic countries that in the event of Ukraine's loss in a full-scale war with …
Hungary demands that three Russian oligarchs be excluded from the EU sanctions list. Otherwise, it threatens to block the extension of some parts of the EU sanctions regime against Russia, reported the correspondent of Radio Liberty Rikard Jozwiak, citing diplomatic sources.
According to Jozwiak, Budapest calls for the removal of Alisher Usmanov, Pyotr Aven and Viktor Rashnikov from the sanctions list.
Hungary is also asking for an exception for humanitarian organizations so that they can do …
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijarto travelled to Moscow on Thursday to discuss purchasing more Russian gas, according to a Facebook post by Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party.
“In order to ensure the security of Hungary’s energy supply, the government has decided to purchase an additional 700 million cubic meters of natural gas in addition to the quantities stipulated in the long-term contracts,” the post read.
Szijarto is scheduled to meet with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov. …
According to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, one of the leaders of the EU countries demanded that Kyiv provide proof that the Russian war crimes in Bucha were not staged.
In an interview with the German newspaper Bild Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that one of the leading European politicians wanted to see evidence of the veracity of the crimes in Bucha.
When asked by a journalist whether this EU politician is the head of the European government, Zelensky answered in …
Ukraine's membership in NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) was blocked by Hungary, reports Ukrayinska Pravda.
The Secretary of the Ukrainian National Defense and Security Council (NSDC), Oleksiy Danilov confirmed it.
Ukraine submitted an official request to join the Center in August 2021. The procedure for approving the application began in October.
Ukraine was expected to become a member of CCDCOE as early as January 1, 2022, but the Hungarian government announced …
According to the data of the Hungarian gas transmission system operator FGSZ, Russian gas giant Gazprom has resumed gas delivery to Hungary through Ukraine, which was completely stopped on October 3.
According to FGSZ, the intake of gas through the Berehove station is currently 2.074 million cubic meters per hour.
On October 1, the Ukrainian Gas Transmission System Operator (OGTSU) reported that the transit of Russian gas to Hungary through Ukrainian territory had been stopped.
At the same …
On October 1, the Russian gas giant Gazprom began supplying gas to Hungary under a long-term contract concluded on September 27 through the Balkan Stream gas pipeline (an extension of the Turkish Stream) and the pipelines of South-Eastern Europe.
Gazprom previously reported that two contracts had been concluded with Hungary for up to 4.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year over 15 years period.
In 2020, Gazprom supplied 8.6 billion cubic meters of gas to Hungary.
Ukraine expressed …
Hungary continues to block the meetings of the Ukraine-NATO commission, said NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a briefing in Brussels, reports Evropeyska Pravda.
According to him, Hungary continues to block the commission's meetings despite the fact that the Alliance has granted Ukraine the Enhanced Opportunities Partner status. It was reported that the decision on granting Ukraine the new status was taken by consensus. This means that Hungary also gave its consent.
Ukraine is not going to change the law on education at the request of Hungary, stated the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba on air of the TV program "Right to Power."
"We reject any demands of our Hungarian partners for additional changes to the Education Act. We will not change the principles laid down in the Education Act to please anyone. We have one state language in our country," he said.
The Foreign Minister also assured that the purpose of his trip to Budapest is to …
The Ukrainian government is making the first concessions to Hungary. The Ukrainian Ministry of Community and Territories Development has unveiled new zoning projects in the Ukrainian regions, which stated that a new Beregovsky region is going to be established, writes Ukrainian publicist Andriy Lyubka in the "Point of View" column on Radio Liberty.
The majority of the population in the area will speak Hungarian, and the region is located along the border with Hungary.
The Hungarians for …