The Hungarian Foreign Minister travelled to Minsk on Monday to meet with his Belarusian counterpart, Sergei Aleinik, with whom he held a joint press conference. Péter Szijjártó stated that the most critical duty of the international community is to save lives, which calls for an immediate end to hostilities and the commencement of peace talks.
The fact that it is government funding that keeps an opposition paper afloat flies in the face of the typical Western narrative that in Hungary, press freedom is suppressed through authoritarian methods.
On 9 February, Mathias Corvinus Collegium organised a discussion with Henri Vanhanen, a research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs. The Finnish expert offered some valuable insights into why Finland wants to join NATO now, and how the thought process in that direction evolved over the years.
‘Conservatism is Progressivism driving the speed limit,’ Mark Granza, founder and editor of IM-1776 reminds, adding that so far, the conservative movement has failed to reach out to the younger generations.