The Puzzle of Orban and the War in Ukraine

BUDAPEST: Hungary is a maze of contradictions. When Russia invaded Ukraine in February the populist Orban government agreed to the first round of EU/US sanctions punishing Moscow for aggression. But Prime Minister Viktor Orban opposes cutting oil and gas imports from Russia saying that would cause severe domestic hardship. Arguing that ending the war must be the priority, Orban refuses to allow armaments destined for … Continue reading The Puzzle of Orban and the War in Ukraine