Imre Nagy

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Name: Imre Nagy
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Thasarak, Kerala | Inside a village of legend

A peahen skittered across the road. A peacock sat on a stump in the middle of a paddy field, its luxuriant green feathers soaking wet in the rains.I was reminded of a scene in O.V. Vijayan ’s The Legends Of Khasak ( Khasakkinte Itihasam in Malayalam), ... [Published Livemint.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Who Was Yuri Andropov? Ideologue, Policeman, Apparatchik

We should not be surprised that, in Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin’s Russia, Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov –born a hundred years ago, on June 15, 1914– enjoys an ever-growing mini-cult following, shaped and upheld from the very top. For Putin and the mafia ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Mechanics of Change

In his novel The Melancholy of Resistance , the Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai describes a village sunk into its own timeless traditions. The farmers scrape at the fields. The men drink at the bar. Before the dreamer Valuska, a kind of holy fool ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary’s Defense Minister, New Gov’t Office To Oversee National Holidays

Considering Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s recent pledge to create a workfare state, it may seem odd that Hungarians are to get a slew of new national holidays. However, the 11 new days “of elevated importance” will mean state-coordinated celebrations, ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Listicle: Russian Humanitarian Aid? Past Recipients Say There's No Such Thing

Nearly 300 Russian trucks are headed for the Ukrainian border. Moscow says they're filled with humanitarian aid. But many others are deeply skeptical, particularly countries in the former Soviet bloc with their own bitter memories of Russian "assistance" ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Starting Out With Fidesz

It's difficult to recapture the sheer ebullience that accompanied the official debut of Fidesz in Hungary. It was a movement of youth in a country that was starting over. It was quirky and full of memorable characters. People of widely ranging political ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Illiberal Fantasies: Hungary’s Viktor Orban Embraces Authoritarianism

The signals did not cease to arrive. Viktor Orban is the man who, in June 1989, gave a speech at Imre Nagy’s reburial ceremony that would endure forever in the history of Eastern Europe. He was one of the founders of the anti-totalitarian youth party ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

George Jonas: The snapshot that got away

These days people go nowhere without their cameras, and many proceed to take pictures in the total absence of what I’d regard as visual stimuli. Some say everything is photogenic. A bird in flight, a gentleman tying his shoelaces, a half-peeled banana. ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Hungarian elections: Not fixed but not fair | Editorial

The rise of Viktor Orban, the Hungarian prime minister who is seeking another strong mandate in Sunday'sSunday's elections, is a story which raises serious questions about the political trajectory of his country in the years since the end of the cold ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]

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The Mechanics of Change [Published Huffington Post - Aug 15 2014]
Hungary’s Defense Minister, New Gov’t Office To... [Published XpatLoop.com - Aug 14 2014]
Listicle: Russian Humanitarian Aid? Past Recipi... [Published Radio Free Europe - Aug 12 2014]
Starting Out With Fidesz [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
Illiberal Fantasies: Hungary’s Viktor Orban Emb... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Aug 12 2014]
George Jonas: The snapshot that got away [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 02 2014]
Hungarian elections: Not fixed but not fair | E... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
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