Viktor Orbán

Hungary’s Hard Line on Immigration Softened for Some

Viktor, an ethnic Hungarian who spoke on condition his surname not be used, is one of some 43,000 Ukrainian citizens registered as working in EU member Hungary, alongside 6,200 Serbians, 2,700 Vietnamese and 1,800 Indians, according to reports citing the National Directorate of Alien Policing.

Centre-right European Bloc Nears Decision on Hungary’s Fidesz

Newly elected as president of Europe's largest political bloc, the centre-right European People's Party, EPP, Donald Tusk said on Thursday that a group of 'wise men' looking at the currently suspended membership of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party would present its findings by the end of the year.

Hungary Proposes New EU Commissioner After Trocsanyi Rejection

Hungary on Monday nominated Oliver Varhelyi, its ambassador to the EU, as its new candidate for a European Commissioner's post, after European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen accepted a decision by the European Parliament's Committee on Legal Affairs to block Budapest's previous proposal, Laszlo Trocsanyi.

Hungarian EU Commissioner Nominee ‘Undermined Rule of Law’

Experts on the Western Balkans, as well as international law and civil society figures, took to social media to voice their concerns on Tuesday after the new European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, announced Hungary's Laszlo Trocsanyi as her proposed Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Policy.