Hungary is an eastern European country with a population of 9.9 million. It borders Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Romania.
A former-Eastern Bloc country, Hungary held its first multiparty elections in 1990. Its capital city is Budapest. Hungary has belonged to NATO since 1990. In 2004, it joined the EU and, three years later, the bloc's border-free Schengen Area. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Hungary.
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Hungary's ruling party has quickly pushed through controversial legislation impacting cultural organizations. It will give Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing nationalist government more control over the nation's theaters. Artists and other critics say the new law is part of broader attempts to curtail creative and independent thinking in Hungary. Stefan Bos reports from Budapest.
Despite facing EU censure over Turkey's Syria offensive, Erdogan has landed support from Hungary. During a visit, Erdogan repeated his threat to let refugees come to Europe and was hailed as a security partner by Orban.