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Orban's Putin-Lite Act Gets a Dutch Echo

Posted on AllSides November 25th, 2023
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It’s been almost a decade now since Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban boldly declared his goal of turning the country into an “illiberal state” founded on “national” values and modeled on countries such as China, India, Russia and Turkey. He’s been true to his word. Hungary is no longer a democracy in a meaningful sense, the sole European Union member that the US nonprofit Freedom House rates as only partly free.

There was another portion of the agenda Orban launched with the speech he made to ethnic Hungarians in Romania that day...

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