Russian babushka wades barefoot through river in bitter cold

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Below-freezing temperatures did not deter an elderly Russian woman from walking barefoot across a river in Vologda Region. The brave soul, who seemed unfazed by the bone-chilling cold, said she just had to go buy some bread.

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Hungary withdraws from the UN negotiating series on migration if there is no positive change in the next draft of the migration package - FM Péter Szijjártó

If won't be any change in the first draft of the UN migration package in a positive direction, Hungary withdraws from the negotiating process - said Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on Wednesday in Budapest.

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Government commemorates 72nd anniversary of the deportation of ethnic Germans from Hungary

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Hungary’s minister for National Economy has said that no nation or ethnic group should be exposed to collective guilt, and any government that does so commits a heinous crime by turning against its own citizens.

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Continental to establish new software development centre in Budapest

“German automotive industry Continental is establishing a new software development centre in Budapest that will employ one hundred engineers; the Hungarian Government is providing 1.37 billion forints (EUR 4.4 million) in funding towards the realisation of the 5.5 billion forint (EUR 17.75 million) project”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced.

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The leader of the Italian Northern League called Hungary as a model country to follow

Monday, January 29, 2018

If I had to pick a well-governed country, I would chose Hungary led by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said Matteo Salvini, secretary general of the Italian Northern League, in a television interview on Sunday.

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Video of the day: Swimmer Katinka Hosszú is training hard

Sunday, January 28, 2018

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Tennis: Babos, Mladenovic win Australian Open women's doubles

Friday, January 26, 2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Hungarian Timea Babos and France’s Kristina Mladenovic defeated Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-4 6-3 to win the women’s doubles title at the Australian Open on Friday.

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Sweden Forced to Raise Retirement Age To Pay For Mass Immigration Policy

Chris Tomlinson — Dec 17, 2017

The increasing costs of population growth in Sweden, driven almost entirely mass migration, have forced the government to seriously consider raising the national retirement age to pay for the additional costs.

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The US mediates between Hungary and Ukraine in a effort to reduce tension triggered by the new Ukrainian Education Act

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Photo: MTI

Hungary’s foreign minister will be joined by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell in Paris on Wednesday to hold talks with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.

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Rare photos from the past

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Around 1905. Prostitutes arrested for working without permit in Czarist Russia

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Blaxit blog lists Budapest as a potential destination spot for emigrating African Americans

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The website defines the meaning of the term Blaxit as follows: "Being where we are appreciated," and "Returning to our ancestral home"

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Vimana: 6000 Years Old Flying Machines of Ancient India - Lost History

Monday, January 22, 2018

Vimana is a Sanskrit word meaning flying object, and in ancient Vedic texts and Indian epics, Vimanas are described as vehicles used by the "gods" to travel the sky, fight wars again each other, and spread wealth and knowledge among primitive ancient people. This ancient technology has been lost to us, but in ancient India, sighting a flying UFO's in the sky was a very common sight.


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Austria govt to sue EU Commission over expansion of Hungary nuclear plant

Austria said on Monday it planned to sue the European Commission for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks atomic plant, Reuters reports.

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US Ambassador to Russia Takes Icy Plunge on Orthodox Epiphany (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Sunday, January 21, 2018

© Sputnik/ Sergey Pyatakov

On the night of January 19, Russian Orthodox believers participate in a bathing ritual to celebrate the baptism of Jesus Christ in the waters of the Jordan River.

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Foreign funded NGOs failed to mobilize students

Forces working behind the scenes in close cooperation with the liberal opposition organized the Friday's student demonstration, which was a resounding failure.

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Eleven US congressmen pen letter urging State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Republican congressman Andy Harris has been joined by ten of his peers in signing a letter urging the State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary.

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More than 1.5 million believers from across the country took part in this year's Epiphany

Friday, January 19, 2018


A participant of the St. Petersburg's Beauty contest reacts after taking a dip in icy water during traditional Epiphany bathing in Neva River on January 18, 2018.

As Russian Orthodox Christians celebrated one of their most important ancient holidays, hundreds of thousands braved the bitter cold to perform the traditional mass bathing ritual to commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ in the waters of the Jordan River.

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Putin braves icy water for traditional Epiphany dip

President Vladimir Putin waded into a frozen lake in a traditional celebration of Epiphany. The annual baptism is a long-running staple of the Orthodox Church, with believers across Russia taking the midwinter dip.

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Romanian Advertising Manager Roxana Tudor's amazing transformation triggered by the voice of a Hungarian singer

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Advertising Manager Roxana Tudor suffered a freak accident several years ago and she was cured by the voice of a Hungarian singer. Ever since, she has been fascinated with Hungarian culture that left her spellbound and as a result, she has decided to declare herself Hungarian.

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Picture of the day: One-month-old Persian leopard cub receives its first examination in Miskolc Zoo

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The male leopard cub belongs to a highly endangered species and was born in the Miskolc Zoo as part of the European conservation program.

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Women have been banned from driving in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan has banned women from driving cars. Turkmen police started warning female drivers in December about the new law.

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Illegal aliens are using small aircraft to circumvent the border fence

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

An off-duty officer alerted his colleagues Monday night after observing a low-flying jet near his home wrote.

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Eastern Europe Has 'Become Hostage to the US and NATO' – Security Analyst

Security analyst Alexander Zhilin says that by agreeing to deploy offensive NATO weapons systems on their territory along Russia's borders, Eastern Europe's leaders have effectively sold out their citizens and turned them into "human shields."

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"Germany and the Visegrád states will be Europe’s determining economic axis" - PM Viktor Orbán

Monday, January 15, 2018

Photo: Balázs Szecsődi

In an interview published in the conservative German Sunday newspaper Welt am Sonntag, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán among others has said: the Government of Hungary wants an EU with a parliament of limited powers, with “a strong Council” of heads of government, and with a “Commission which, rather than making policies, should remain the guardian of the Treaties”.

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Romania needs to decide whether to participate in regional cooperation or not - Zsolt Németh

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Central European cooperation is knocking on the door, and Romania has to decide whether to take part in it or stay out of it said the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament Zsolt Németh on Saturday in Kolozsvár after meeting with the leaders of the Hungarian parties of Romania.

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The Hungarian Defence Force needs 40 new helicopters

Saturday, January 13, 2018

The Hungarian Defense Forces plan to buy 40 new helicopters in the coming years said the Chief of Staff of the Hungarian Defense Forces Tibor Benkő to InfoRádió, adding that the twelve Russian made Mi-24 helicopters currently undergoing comprehensive modernization in Russia will be in service until 2025.

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Romania’s ambassador to Budapest had been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Friday, January 12, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has said that the statement by Romanian prime minister Mihai Tudose in relation to Hungarian autonomy aspirations is totally unacceptable, and shows disgraceful disregard for European values and 21st-century norms. Mr. Szijjártó informed reporters that Romania’s ambassador to Budapest had been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Friday morning in relation to the affair.

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Picture of the day: PM Viktor Orbán receives two legendary ethnic Hungarian athletes from the lost territories in parliament

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received two legendary ethnic Hungarian athletes from the lost territories - nine-time Grand Slam Winner Tennis Player Mónika Szeles and four-time Olympic Champion Gymnast Katalin Szabó.

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The year’s best athletes and performances honored at the National Theatre

Katinka Hosszú

Three-time Olympic Champion Swimmer Katinka Hosszú has been honored the sixth times this year with the best female athlete of the year award at the Sporting Event of the Year Gala in the National Theatre.

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Congressman asks U.S. State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary

A Republican congressman has asked U.S. lawmakers to sign onto a letter urging the State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary.

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Retired Heart Surgeon Dr. Lajos Papp: millions will die because of a lie

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

"We doctors have a fairly large ego, and we have a hard time to admit if we are wrong, because of the training, the accumulation of knowledge, and power we have. I now admit to everyone that I was mistaken."

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Shekhar Kapur asks Sadhguru about "After Death"

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Viktor Orbán to hold lecture at economic summit in Berlin

Viktor Orbán will be holding a lecture in Berlin on Wednesday at the economic summit organised by publishing house Axel Springer, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief confirmed to Hungarian tabloid Blikk.

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Juncker: Visegrad countries can play a leading role in the EU if complying with the rules

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The Visegrád countries can play a leading role in the European Union if they respect the common rules said Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission to ARD public service television on Tuesday; the Visegrad counties should not be intimidated by threats of reducing EU subsidies and in the case of distribution of refugees, it should be taken into account that Poland has already accepted many refugees from Ukraine.

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The Archbishop of Aleppo thanked PM Viktor Orbán for helping Syrian Christians

In a letter to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Archbishop of Aleppo thanked to the Hungarian government for helping persecuted Christians in the Middle East.

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Picture of the day: Dingo puppy was born in Nyíregyháza Zoo

Monday, January 8, 2018


The puppy is 7 weeks old and it went through a comprehensive veterinarian examination for the first time.

Only the Nyíregyháza Zoo has dingoes in the country.

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Russian army repels attack by 13 militant drones on its Syrian compounds - MoD

The Khmeimim airbase in Syria © Sputnik

Russian military have repelled a massive drone attack on its bases in Syria, which was carried out by militants, Moscow said. The extremists may have been aided by a “technologically advanced state,” it added.

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Culture Wars: Hungarian Premier Calls Migrants 'Muslim Invaders'

© REUTERS/ Laszlo Balogh

According to the Hungarian leader, the influx of Muslims into Europe risks creating "parallel communities" inside European countries.

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Two-thirds of Hungarians opposing the US plan aiming to finance Hungarian rural media

Friday, January 5, 2018

Nearly two-thirds of the Hungarian public opposing the US plan aiming to finance Hungarian media outlets by nearly 200 million forints, according to the latest survey by "Századvég".

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Lead Singer of "Karpátia" Rock Band János Petrás banned from perfoming in Romania for 3 years

A Romanian court banned the Lead Singer of "Karpátia" Rock Band János Petrás from performing in Romania for 3 years and ordered him to pay a fine of 9,000 lei (630,000 forints) reported by Csíki Hírlap on Thursday.

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'Not the World's Gendarme': Putin Says Russia Will Scale Down Military Spending

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Putin won't be goaded into an arms race Russia can neither win nor afford

Servicemen the 31st landing assault brigade of the Russia's Parachute Troops © Alexey Kudenko / Sputnik

Moscow will not engage in an exhausting arms race, and the country’s military spending will gradually decrease as Russia does not seek a role as the “world gendarme,” President Vladimir Putin said.

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Central European countries want their importance to be reflected in their impact on EU affairs

At a press conference held jointly with Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the Central European economic models work and the countries of the region are playing a stabilising role in the European Union; therefore they want that role to be reflected in their impact on EU affairs.

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Fidesz signs Minority SafePack to help protect ethnic minorities in Europe

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Minority SafePack initiative, launched by the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN), aims to collect at least one million signatures in seven countries before April 3rd to ensure the EU focuses on minorities throughout the bloc.

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The "Honfoglalás" memorial is the largest bird statue in Europe

Our country has a few Guinness records as well, among them the "Honfoglalás" (Conquest) monument - which is Europe's largest bird statue erected as part of the Millennium Celebration in 1896. It depicts the "Turul", which was the totemic bird of ancient Hungarians.

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The last member of "The Boys of Temerin" István Máriás has been released from a Serbian jail

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

After serving more than 13 years in a Serbian jail for a brawl, the last member of the group known as "The Boys of Temerin", István Máriás was released from jail on December 26, 2017.

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PM Orbán: Hungarians have every right to see themselves as a Christian nation

Monday, January 1, 2018

“Regardless of whether or not we go to church, or, if we do, to which one, we don’t want to have to celebrate Christmas Eve behind drawn curtains to avoid offending somebody’s sensibilities,” PM Orbán said.

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