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Inside the conflicts surrounding the construction of Hungary’s new nuclear plant

State Secretary who disagreed with a Hungarian cabinet member over Paks nuclear power plant targeted by Pegasus spyware

Attila Aszódi became a target shortly before his dismissal in 2019 at a time when he had several conflicts with the Hungarian cabinet member supervising Paks 2. The State Secretary disagreed with the measures that would have benefitted the Russian party building the new nuclear power plant and would have changed the original timetable of the project.

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“Mr. Russia” is now helping Viktor Orbán’s government to nurture German relations

Nuclear power plant Paks 2 rescheduled to favor the Russians

Businessman linked to the Orbán family has expanded his footprint in city of Hungary’s nuclear plant

Nuclear tender that caused tension between Hungary and Russia will restart

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

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

An association with relations across the political spectrum appeared around Paks 2 last year. It wanted to act as an intermediary during the nuclear power plant expansion, and even though influential people also showed up within the association, it failed to deliver on its plans in the end.

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