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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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