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Podcast by What's up with Hungary

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Podcast by What's up with Hungary

    How Hungarian politicians try to hide their wealth

    How Hungarian politicians try to hide their wealth

    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (July 18 - 24)

    On this week's podcast Zsuzsanna Wirth of Direkt36, Péter Erdélyi and Ben Novak discuss how some of the most powerful Hungarian politicians have tried to hide the real extent of their wealth before getting caught by investigative journalists.

    • 26 min
    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (July 11 - 17)

    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (July 11 - 17)

    On this week's podcast Viktoria Serdült, Péter Erdélyi and Ben Novak discuss:
    - We speak to Lydia Gall of Human Rights Watch author of a recently published report about alleged violence at the hand of uniformed men awaiting migrants and asylum seekers entering Hungary.
    - Uber's decision to leave Hungary after the Parliament passes a law effectively banning the ride-sharing service.

    • 30 min
    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (July 4 - 10)

    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (July 4 - 10)

    On this week's podcast with Péter Erdélyi and Ben Novak we discuss:
    - Violence around the Liget-project in Budapest;
    - The Hungarian Socialist Party's new leadership;
    - We follow up on the false story of the window breaking, peeping migrants at the town of Körmend near the Austrian border.

    • 16 min
    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (June 27 - July 3)

    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (June 27 - July 3)

    On this week's podcast with Péter Erdélyi and Ben Novak we discuss:
    - János Lázár's statements about leaving th EU;
    - Sándor Szakály's perspective about the benefits of Europe's first anti-Semitic law of the XX. century;
    - Árpád Habony's mysterious helicopter ride in Hong Kong and its connection to the Hungarian government's residency bond program.

    • 12 min
    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (June 20-26)

    What's up with Hungary THIS WEEK (June 20-26)

    Zsolt Sarkadi (444.hu) Peter Erdelyi (444.hu) and Ben Novak (Budapest Beacon) examine what led to the statements made by a convicted felon and crime boss, Tamas Portik, about his relationship with Antal Rogan, one of the most powerful Fidesz politicians in Hungary. We take a look at the history of the V. District as a catalyst for Antal Rogan's remarkable political fortunes.

    • 30 min
    What's up with Hungary Special Edition: BREXIT

    What's up with Hungary Special Edition: BREXIT

    What's up with Hungary Special Edition: BREXIT
    Geopolitical Futures senior analyst Lili Bayer and Financial Times CEE correspondent Andrew Byrne discuss tomorrow's Brexit vote with Ben Novak and Péter Erdélyi.

    - How would the Brexit affect the hundreds of thousands of Hungarians living and working in the UK?
    - Did the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán coordinate with Downing street before taking a full page ad out in the Daily Mail earlier this week?
    - Would the Brexit weaken the West and make Europe more susceptible to Russian influence?

    • 42 min

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