All posts by Szabó András

The Russians are poised to benefit from international deal financed by Hungary

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

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

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

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

The government closed the foreign trading houses but made an exception with PM Orban’s Turkish friend

How I found out that an opposition politician teamed up with the government’s allies

Paks 2 is facing a risky modification that could favor the Russians

Inside the fall of the oligarch who turned against Viktor Orbán

Itt a hét legérdekesebb rész a Simicska bukását bemutató cikkünkből

Paks 2: This is what it looks like when influential people are positioning themselves around the project

A Hungarian company came under Russian influence. Now it could receive another contract in Hungary’s nuclear project

The business partner of Lorinc Meszaros is bidding for two valueable Paks 2 tenders

Viktor Orban’s government has become an enthusiastic partner in Russia’s financial expansion

Opposition politician’s businesses are thriving after he teamed up with businessmen close to Viktor Orban’s government

A well-connected lawyer wins contract in Hungary’s gigantic nuclear project

How Viktor Orban’s government is favoring the Russians over a Hungarian company in a big business deal

Ganz won the tender with the backing of a state-owned Hungarian bank, but the deal fell through when the Hungarian government decided to redirect the loan to a group with Russian participation instead.

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The EU Anti-Fraud Office investigated irregularities reported by Direkt36

OLAF found several irregularities in the implementation of the Jeremie venture capital programme in Hungary previously reported by Direkt36 in cooperation with Forbes.

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