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Happily, these protests have blossomed from the narrow question of a particular diplomatic deal to a far-reaching referendum on the prospect of Russian domination.
Hungary jumped ahead of many of its peers in the EU by taking sides with the U.S. on Syria, which may reap some much needed diplomatic rewards as the country awaits its new U.S. Ambassador.
At a time of lingering financial hardship and skepticism about international institutions, King Stephen’s archenemy, Koppány has gained popularity among a growing number of Hungarians
These twenty young leaders and writers will spend five days at Bercel Kastély in the Hungarian countryside to debate and learn about the fundamental principles of a free and prosperous society.