At the EU summit, the debt crisis is again on the agenda. But there's also concern over Hungary's constitutional changes. But the country's prime minister has rejected them.
Illiberal democracies are spreading across Europe. But what we are witnessing on the continent today actually originated in China and Russia, says journalist Norbert Mappes-Niediek.
The EU should give up "nightmares" of United States of Europe, said Hungarian nationalist leader Viktor Orban while starting his fourth term as prime minister. He won a landslide victory in a recent parliamentary vote.
Hungarians have handed Prime Minister Viktor Orban another term in office. A major thorn in the EU's side, his democratically legitimized autocracy will now become even more attractive to imitators, says Volker Wagener.
Viktor Orban's increasingly authoritarian tendencies have frustrated the EU. As Hungary enters a national election, could Brussels be preparing to pull the financial rug out from under the right-wing prime minister?
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