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Andrea Peto on Orban’s Hungary in the EU

The EU and its institutions are completely unprepared to deal with an illiberal state like Hungary “that uses the EU as a means to retain power,” our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto said to Utrikesmagasinet.

It is the EU’s taxpayers who finance Hungarian oligarchs, who are now buying news channels like Euronews and other media to destroy the EU from within by spreading fake news and propaganda, she argued. “As long as EU countries like Germany support Fidesz with economic interests in mind, no change is expected.” she said.

Read the full article (in Swedish) here.

Photo: European Union, 2020 / Etienne Ansotte