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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Viktor Orbán, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 507 stories have been published about Viktor Orbán which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering Viktor Orbán?

Viktor Orbán often is covered by Left Media sources.
Left: 44%
Right: 34%

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Viktor Orbán

Hungary says European Union Russia oil ban proposal crosses 'red line'

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban blasts European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen for "attacking" EU unity. On Wednesday the EU executive proposed to the bloc's 27 members a ban on Russian oil imports in its toughest move yet over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. Orban: The embargo would amount to "a nuclear bomb dropped on the Hungarian economy"See the Story
Europe · Hungary

EU's von der Leyen sees progress in talks with Hungary on Russian oil ban

100% Center coverage: 3 sources
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is traveling to Hungary on Monday to meet Prime Minister Viktor Orb�n. In the last few days, Hungary has blocked plans for EU-wide sanctions on Vladimir Putin's oil industry. Hitting Russian oil sales is seen as vital to limiting a key revenue stream funding Putin's war in Ukraine.See the Story
US & Canada · Ukraine

Russian Orthodox head escapes EU sanctions thanks to Orban

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
The sixth package of sanctions, which includes an embargo on most Russian oil imports into the 27-nation bloc by the end of the year, was approved by ambassadors Thursday. The sanctions will be adopted Friday by the EU Council. Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church had been initially included in individuals the bloc wanted to sanction but the proposal needed to be approved unanimously.See the Story
Europe · Hungary

Hungary stalls new EU sanctions on Russia: Diplomats

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
EU leaders thrashed out an agreement to halt the majority of Russian oil deliveries by exempting supplies that arrive via pipeline. Hungary was holding up the approval of a new round of EU sanctions on Russia, including a ban on most oil imports, over opposition to blacklisting the Russian patriarch.See the Story
Viktor Orbán · Hungary

Hungary digs heels in over EU embargo on Russian oil

100% Center coverage: 3 sources
EU's executive looking to support Hungary in beefing up its oil pipelines, storage and refining capacity. Most other EU countries support banning Russian oil under a new sixth package of sanctions. Unanimity is required for such a decision, however, with Hungary the most vocal critic.See the Story

'Shameful': GOP colluding with autocratic Orban government

100% Left coverage: 3 sources
News that GOP members of Congress are coordinating with the far-right Hungarian government in an attempt to block a proposed global minimum tax on multinational companies is drawing outrage from watchdog groups and Democratic lawmakers, with one U.S. senator accusing Republicans of doing "anything it takes to help their dark money corporate backers dodge taxes.See the Story
Europe · Hungary

EU rule of law proceedings against Hungary: Expert opinion recommends halting all payments

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The EU Commission wants to show a clear edge in the dispute with Viktor Orbán. Renowned lawyers now recommend not transferring a cent more to the state, as it violates democratic principles “regularly and extensively”.See the Story
Europe · Hungary

Judit Varga stated that there are very large cuts in the budget

On the same day, Mihály Varga, Minister of Finance and later Prime Minister Viktor Orbán denied that there were any restrictions.See the Story

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