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Researchers of the CEU Democracy Institute are often interviewed by the press. Find their quotes below.

Laurent Pech and Anna Wojcik Quoted by The New York Times

Systemic issues remain unaddressed, our Senior Research Fellow Laurent Pech said to New York Times. “The situation of [Polish] judges remains very difficult,” our Research Affiliate Anna Wojcik added.

What Motivated Hungarian Voters in the Elections?

Reduction of overhead costs, tax benefits, the war and their love for Viktor Orban – these were the main reasons why its voters supported Fidesz, our Research Affiliate Zsolt Enyedi and Andrea Szabo write in their third article on Telex.hu, analyzing the results of a survey commissioned by the CEU Democracy Institute.

Beata Bako on How Hungary Might Avoid the Suspension of EU Funds

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban “has won favor with other member states grateful to him for the pipeline exemption,” our Research Affiliate Beata Bako writes in her op-ed on Balkan Insight.

Andrea Peto on Women in Politics and Female Voters in Hungary

The Hungarian opposition entered the elections without a program for women, despite experts' suggestions that an alternative to illiberal family policies is needed, our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto said in an interview with Nepszava.

Andras Bozoki on the Lessons of the Hungarian Elections

With this level of credibility of opposition parties, in such a party-state system and foreign policy situation, it was impossible to defeat Fidesz in Hungary, our Research Affiliate Andras Bozoki said in an interview with HVG.

Hungarian Voters Don’t Sympathize With Russia, nor With Ukraine, but They Like the EU

In Hungary, the more right-wing someone is, the more likely they are to sympathize with Russia, our Research Affiliate Zsolt Enyedi and Andrea Szabo write in their second article on Telex.hu, analyzing the results of a survey by Zavecz Research commissioned by the CEU Democracy Institute.

Who Supports Linking Voting Rights to Education in Hungary?

The vast majority of voters decided much earlier about whom to vote for, the campaign didn’t really influence them, our Research Affiliate Zsolt Enyedi and Andrea Szabo write on Telex.hu, analyzing the results of a survey by Zavecz Research commissioned by the CEU Democracy Institute.

Event by Bibo Free University Featured by Hungarian Media

"There will be no nuclear war, and if the chances increase, then the threat will be communicated in a timely manner by responsible experts," Telex writes in its summary about the debate organized by our Istvan Bibo Free University.

Andrea Peto on the Goal of Anti-Abortionists

“The project to abolish the right to abortion in the United States is part of a global context of contestation of women's rights by conservative forces,” our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto writes in her article in Le Monde.

Jennifer McCoy on How 21st Century Autocrats Can Be Removed From Power

“Is it possible to interrupt the march of autocracy around the globe?” – our Research Affiliate Jennifer McCoy and her co-author Murat Somer write on Smerconish.com.