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Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Capital integrates public transit system

AFTER a bumpy start, the integrated transportation system of Bratislava Region was finally launched in mid-2013, enabling commuters to travel on one pre-paid ticket via train, bus or any means of Bratislava's city transport.

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Monday | The Economist

Central Europe pulls together: Speaking with one voice

Security update: we have secured Economist.com against the Heartbleed vulnerability.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Transitions Online

The Russia Factor

The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Transitions Online

Hungary's Fidesz Gets a Landslide, Separatists Seize Buildings in Eastern Ukraine

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party has won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections in which the far-right Jobbik party came in third with enough votes to make it one of Europe's most popular extreme right parties.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

Special Report: From Hungary, far-right party spreads ideology, tactics

In a rented public hall not far from Poland's parliament, about 150 people gathered one afternoon late last year to hear speeches by a collection of far-right leaders from around Europe.

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Transitions Online

The Russia Factor

The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.

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Related Topix: Hungary, Europe, World News, Slovakia, Nuclear Energy,

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Canada.com

Tracing the end of communism through the altered monuments of Budapest

The toppling of statues and monuments during times of political upheaval has been a well-documented act in Eastern and Central European history.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Hungary prime minister wins 3rd term

The church program pictured an empty road being enveloped by the dark clouds of a sweeping thunderstorm, and the service's lesson was from Isaiah 35:4, "Be strong, fear not."

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ABC News

Hungary Prime Minister Wins 3rd Term

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party won parliamentary elections Sunday and narrowly secured a new two-thirds majority, but gains by a far-right party were a cause for concern.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Hungary's Fidesz tipped to win big in Sunday vote

In this March 29, 2014 file picture Hungarian Prime Minister and Chairman of ruling centre right Fidesz party Viktor Orban addresses the election rally of Fidesz in Heroes' Square in Budapest, Hungary.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Newsday

Orban's hold on Hungarian voters

Polls suggest Hungary's governing Fidesz party is set to win another two-thirds majority at Sunday's general election.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Slovak Spectator

US Embassy awards Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcova

US Ambassador to Slovakia Theodore Sedgwick gave Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcova the Human Rights Defender award April 2. The stance of the embassy is a strong message for the government and its view concerning human rights in Slovakia, the Sme daily wrote.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Third "heroin truck" suspect is sentenced

Hungarian citizen Balasz K. was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his involvement in the trafficking of acetic-acid anhydride.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

CNN

How Russian secret services finance the Hungarian nationalists

By our correspondents some inside information was obtained from Romanian secret service who fixes nowadays substantial activation of activity of their Russian colleagues in Hungarian and Slovakian directions.

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Nine O'Clock

EHF Cup: HCM Constanta to face Sweden's Lugi HF in quarters

Romanian men's handball team HCM Constanta will face Sweden's Lugi HF in the quarterfinals of the EHF Cup, following the draws that took place in Vienna on Tuesday.

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Weekday Magazine

Are Non-Russian Ethnic Minorities Facing Persecution In Ukraine?

Laszlo Brenzovics deputy president of the Hungarian Cultural Assiciation in Transcarpathia, points on a map during a meeting with the press at the Hungarian Institute in Berehove, Ukraine.

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Slovak Spectator

The Judicial Council has yet to adopt ethics code

THE COUNCILS of judges will once again have to submit comments on the draft of the judicial ethics code, submitted by Dana Bystrianska from the Association of Judges in Slovakia .

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Wartime Slovak state still divides opinion

WHO IS responsible for the thousands of Jews deported from Slovakia to be murdered in concentration camps? Was the wartime Slovak state really as prosperous as some like to say? The Slovak public and historians are divided on such issues, even as experts note that much of the discussion is still driven by emotion rather than proper knowledge of the ... (more)

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Korea Herald

Tracing communist history in Budapest's landscape

The toppling of statues and monuments during times of political upheaval has been a well-documented act in Eastern and Central European history.

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SETimes news

EU to take measures against dependency on Russian gas

A construction worker stands in front of a section of Russia's South Stream pipeline near the village of Sajkas, 80 kilometres north of Serbian capital Belgrade on November 24th 2013.

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