EU funds are being used in Hungary to fund fake projects. Corruption is rampant. Now, a group of Hungarians wants the EU to prosecute.
By giving refuge to former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, Orban is making a mockery of his government's position. More importantly, he's ridiculing everything the EU stands for, writes Boris Georgievski.
Hungarian strongman Viktor Orban and embattled former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski have long been allies. Facing extensive corruption allegations at home, Gruevski now appears set to request asylum in Budapest.
The high demand for residency and citizenship in EU member states has created a market for corrupt national officials to forge documents and pocket the money. Governments even profit on selling citizenship or residency.
The billionaire former businessman is accused of pocketing millions of euros in EU funds along with two of his children. One of his sons said he was held involuntarily in Crimea in an effort to impede the criminal probe.
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