All posts by Szabó András

Company linked to Orbán’s brother won major public tender with the highest bid

Here are the Hungarians with contracts for Paks 2 projects

The construction of the new Paks nuclear power plant may have not started yet but Rosatom has already been signing project-related contracts for months. Among the Hungarian partners, there is a company that does not even have a website nor a public telephone number.

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The Mysterious German Behind Viktor Orban’s Russian Deals

Klaus Mangold, a German businessman with good connections in Russia, has played a crucial role in the controversial nuclear deal between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a Direkt36 investigation has found.

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How a long-time Fidesz operative has become in charge of billions of EU money

A longtime Fidesz operator’s path to EU billions

Internal document shows that EU criticized public venture capital projects ran by influential Hungarian businessmen

Ministers usually avoid investigative reporters. But this one wanted to meet me

Leaked documents expose Hungarian oil company CEO’s controversial role in an EU programme

Oil company CEO gave public money to the companies of his relative and long-time business partner

Family of influential opposition figure owns luxury yacht in Croatia

Inside the killing of Népszabadság, Hungary’s biggest opposition paper

He was complaining about business. Then his acquaintance became minister

Some years ago Sándor Börcsök, a Hungarian liquidator had complained about not receiving lucrative assignments. Then his old acquaintance, Miklós Seszták became the minister responsible for the liquidation industry and many things have changed.

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