Orbán’s reaction to the 2019 local election defeat became clear early on: revenge and punishment of renitent cities. And the pandemic lent him an excuse. The worst hit city, and the one getting the full force of Orbán’s wrath, is Budapest.
Orbán will get his revenge
3.57 million (out of 5.8) Hungarians living in 10k+ towns now have a non-Fidesz mayor. And the amount of money these mayors dispose about is also interesting.
…and a few major cities at the local and municipal elections
Is the Budapest property bubble about to pop?
It is cheaper to rent in London than Budapest when you live on a local salary
If Milo wants to spark controversy here, he has to admit he is gay and a recovering Jew.
Cheap sightseeing is over. Government gives monopoly to just one bus company in Budapest
Historic color footage of Budapest just before the second World War
Uber is banned. The situation is bad and expensive