MP of Hungary’s strongest opposition party has ties to the government’s controversial trading house business

Nuclear tender that caused tension between Hungary and Russia will restart

Both Russian arms dealers Hungary extradited to Moscow instead of the U.S. now set free

Russians wanting a massive Paks 2 nuclear contract eventually got pushed out

IT company to be taken over by government-linked businessman had important clients: prosecutors and secret services

Orban promises the U.S. counterintelligence measures against a Russian-led bank

Viktor Orban has secretly promised many things to the U.S. government because they were worried about the Russian-led International Investment Bank’s (IIB) moving to Budapest. Meanwhile, the Hungarian government is trying to reassure U.S. congressmen that everything is OK with the IIB, although many find the bank suspicious.

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This is how the mining company of Viktor Orban’s father became more profitable than its major competitors

The mining company of Viktor Orbán’s father has been involved in several major public construction projects in recent years and it has become one of the most successful companies in the market. Last year, it outperformed all of its major competitors in one important aspect: Győző Orbán’s company achieved the highest profit margin.

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Direkt36 exposed an opposition politician’s businesses with government-linked figures. Now the EU is investigating the projects

A man close to Viktor Orbán’s brother was the head of a department at the tax office. His department was dissolved after we reported about it

Tamás Balogh, an acquaintance of Orbán Győző Jr. became the head of the department in charge of major procurements at the tax office, while his other acquaintance won high-value public tenders from the same authority. After we revealed their relationship, the tax authority was restructured, Balogh is not a head of department any more.

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I really like Norway! This is how Trump refused Viktor Orban’s deal aimed against NGOs

Companies dominate public lighting in Serbia with controversial Hungarian methods

After winning public lighting tenders in Hungary, Elios, a company previously owned by the son-in-law of Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán, started expanding internationally. In Serbia, companies linked to Elios have been participating in 12 public lighting tenders, with some partners that are connected to Serbia’s political elite.

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Putin-controlled financial giant has close ties to IIB, the Russian-led bank moving to Hungary

How Orbán’s chief of staff and people close to him have used luxury cars in secret

Long-term car rental is a very expensive solution but it has the advantage of keeping the client using the car in secret. Antal Rogán and his wife, as well as the former deputy mayor of a Budapest district and former wife of Árpád Habony all used this option for several years. The car renting company has won several high-value state contracts in the past years.

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How public money keeps flowing to Orban’s family through Hungary’s new tycoon

Trump and Orban to cut billion-dollar arms deals at the possible expense of Hungarian NGOs

Hungarian companies also involved in “Grand Theft Europe”, the EU’s biggest tax fraud

Hungary to buy more U.S. weapons as PM Orban gets a White House invitation

Russian-led bank rapidly gearing up in Budapest amid EU and U.S. worries

How people close to Viktor Orbán’s brother became key players in major procurements of Hungary’s tax authority

How we exposed a secret conflict involving Russia, the United States, and Hungary