communism

2013. április 10. 8:12
Thatcher held Hungary in a special regard among Warsaw Pact countries, choosing it as the site of her first official visit to the Eastern bloc in 1984.
2013. március 22. 7:53
Arguably the Soviets had an official state ideology that rationalized aggressive expansionism and imperialism far more readily than what guided diplomacy and military policy for the Western powers.
2013. január 28. 16:38
A few years ago, the State of Israel honored Captain László Ocskay, a former officer of the Hungarian Army, for his courage and bravery during World War II. "Captain Ocskay risked his own life and that of his family’s to save more than 2,000 Jews from the Nazi death camps,” according to the official announcement honoring the captain and declaring him Righteous Among the Nations. On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we take a look back at Captain Ocskay.
2013. január 18. 8:45
Fidesz calls itself a center-right, conservative party, but “since it came to power in April 2010, Fidesz has implemented a strongly populist, nationalist, anti-market agenda,” writes Lajos Bokros in a guest post to beyondbrics, the Financial Times blog. “It has introduced punishing taxes,” he continues, “on banks, energy utilities, telecom companies and big retailers.” Who is Lajos Bokros, and how has an ex-communist technocrat become a guardian of Conservatism?
2012. október 23. 21:23
Our hands. They sweat on the cold bottle, and our clothes smell of gasoline. Although it's cold, the window is open, and perspiration drips from our forehead. The buzz gets stronger and stronger. The few remaining shards of glass clink in the broken window. The watcher hiding on the upper story of the building opposite raises his hand. It's our signal. Running to the window. Throwing without aiming.