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Hungary is moving ahead with the expansion of its nuclear power plant in a new deal with Russia

Hungary has issued a major permit to expand its only Russian-led nuclear power plant, strengthening the country's energy ties with Moscow even as European Union counterparts try to distance themselves from the invasion of Ukraine. The National...

Heads of Hungary’s meteorological service fired: They predicted bad weather that never came

The head of Hungary's national meteorological service (NMS) and her deputy were fired today, two days after the bad weather they had predicted canceled a fireworks celebration in Budapest to mark the country's national holiday. Cornelia Radic...

Vodafone sells Hungarian operations for 1.8 billion euros

Vodafone Group Plc has agreed to sell its Hungarian operations in a deal worth 1.8 billion euros including debt, Bloomberg reported. The company sold the assets to 4iG Public and Corvinus Zrt, a Hungarian state-owned holding company,...

Russia increased natural gas flows to Hungary

Russia's Gazprom has increased flows to Hungary through the Turkstream pipeline that carries natural gas to Hungary via Serbia, a Hungarian foreign ministry official said today, Reuters reported. Hungary is maintaining "realistic relations" with Moscow after Russia's...

Croatia: Journalist saves Viktor Orban from sinking inflatable boat

A journalist rescued Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban when the inflatable boat he was riding in off the Dalmatian coast began to lose air and was in danger of sinking, the German News Agency (dpa) reported...

Germany: Did Hungary open its borders in 1989 with financial exchanges?

So far, the official answer to whether the West German government helped in 1989 to relieve Hungary's debt in exchange for opening its borders to East German citizens who wanted to escape to the West has...