In Hungary, Viktor Orbán faces two challenges: his eroding power and a liberal Budapest

After opposition groups scored big in local elections, Hungary’s right-wing prime minister needs to decide where to take his party. In early January, when Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held a press conference, he faced several unusual questions. Orbán –– … Continue reading In Hungary, Viktor Orbán faces two challenges: his eroding power and a liberal Budapest

What’s Up Russia? A New Prime Minister, and Environmental Activist Jailed

– Russia was handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency on December 9th. Russia’s participation at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be the highest-profile events … Continue reading What’s Up Russia? A New Prime Minister, and Environmental Activist Jailed