For Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the stakes of next month’s general election just got a lot higher. A spate of corruption allegations and new questions over whether his government had a role in leaking recordings of civil society leaders mean a surprise loss could translate into years spent behind bars.
With less than two weeks to go before the April 8 vote, Orbán’s Fidesz party and oligarch Lajos Simicska have reignited a bitter personal feud in the media and are publishing damning information to wound their opponents in the polls.
Publications owned by Simicska — Orbán’s former close friend turned nemesis — …read more
Source: European Voice