The Hungarian legislature is expected to have its say on the idea of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to charge the use of Internet which sparked thousands-strong protests in the capital Budapest.
The opposition has warned a decision to levy the Internet could "weaken" Hungary by affecting the entire economy, hindering technological growth and putting thousands of jobs in jeopardy.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Sept. 26 that Hungary could not risk a halt to Russian gas supplies as it froze deliveries to Ukraine amid threats by Moscow
The EU "shot itself in the foot" by imposing trade sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a radio interview Friday.
The European sanctions over Moscow's perceived role in separatist violence in eastern Ukraine "hurt us more than the Russians," Orban said during his weekly interview spot on state-run radio.
FM: Hungary not demanding territorial integrity for minority
BRATISLAVA -- Hungary is not demanding territorial autonomy for the Hungarian minority in the west of Ukraine, Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi has said.
Ruling center-right party Fidesz is set to win Hungary's parliamentary elections, with 48% of the vote according to exit polls.
Center-left opposition is reported to have received 27% support, as Der Spiegel has informed. Jobbik, the far-right party which some forecasts placed second, got 18%.
Official results were expected "Sunday night".