Category Archives: Paks money maker

Nuclear tender that caused tension between Hungary and Russia will restart

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

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

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

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

How Russians forced out Hungarians from a major company of Hungary’s new nuclear project

Its managing director, Attila Szitár-Csanádi, is known as one of Rosatom’s most trusted people in Hungary. He has played an important role in a controversial decision of the University of Debrecen, which announced last year that it would give an honorary citizenship to president Putin.

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He served as deputy state minister. Meanwhile his company earned 325 thousand euros from state owned companies