While Hungary prefers a realpolitik approach in regards to other countries and global powers, the EU’s foreign policy framework is ideological.
Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst
The bureaucratic empire in Brussels seems to be pushing all the wrong buttons in regards to Budapest. The European Union’s failed attempts to force it into submission are effectively being laughed off in Hungary. The bloc’s suicidal anti-Russian sanctions and policies are creating numerous points of contention between Brussels and Budapest. Viktor Orban’s Hungary has run out of patience for this, especially as the EU is also threatening the Central European country with internal sanctions and other restrictions under various pretexts. There are very few things Brussels and Budapest agree on and the differences aren’t only limited to domestic EU policies, but foreign relations as well.
While Hungary prefers a realpolitik approach in regards to other countries and global powers, particularly Russia (and to a certain extent China), the EU’s foreign policy framework is ideological. This often results in accusations that Budapest is a “Russian puppet/asset” and that it’s “trying to ease” the bloc’s economic pressure on Moscow. However, the reality is much simpler – Hungary is trying to ease the pressure on its citizens, as the economic fallout of the failed siege of Russia is deeply affecting the regular people. In the meantime, the detached bureaucrats in Brussels are left unscathed and thus unmoved by the struggles of tens of millions of EU countries’ citizens.
Being fully aware of this for years and determined to prevent economic consequences of such policies, Budapest stated that it won’t support the bloc’s latest “aid” package for the Kiev regime. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto openly stated that the country will not change its stance as long as it’s forced to fight for access to EU funds blocked by the “rule-of-law” dispute. Namely, Brussels is still holding up at least €7.5 billion in funds for Hungary under the pretext of “persisting corruption and fraud” in the country. In reality, the reason is Budapest’s refusal to follow anti-Russian sanctions and policies which would effectively destroy its economy.
Western mainstream propaganda machine often portrays Hungary as a “rogue state” and the main obstacle to the futile attempts of isolating Russia, while its leader Viktor Orban is usually presented as a “dictator”, although his popularity in the country suggests otherwise. Hungary’s persistence in its demands for exemptions from anti-Russian energy sanctions is usually used to accuse it of being pro-Russian. However, the country accomplished retaining lower energy prices in comparison to the rest of the EU, which is going through economic and financial unraveling thanks to Brussels’ suicidal subservience to Washington DC.
As there is growing conviction among many EU member states that anti-Russian policies have not only failed to produce desired results, but have even backfired and are ravaging their economies, Hungary is hardly alone in this regard. In addition, the claim that Budapest is pro-Russian is genuinely laughable, as it has provided ample support for the Kiev regime and will continue to do so, as stated by the country’s foreign minister Szijjarto, who said so on November 7 during a conference in Sofia. However, “Budapest still opposes any arrangement that would see funding [for Kiev] jointly with other EU member states,” he added.
Today, November 9, the EU is set to propose a new €18 billion “aid” package for the Kiev regime, which would provide constant cash flow to the Neo-Nazi junta in 2023. The plan is to use the bloc’s joint budget as a guarantee to secure funding for the Kiev regime. The move also involves changes to the EU’s rules that require a unanimous vote to pass proposals. Hungary objects to this, as it would be a dangerous precedent which would force members who voted against certain policies to still follow them, regardless of the negative consequences for those who objected. What’s more, even if a member state voted for a certain decision, it could still be denied funds if it was under sanctions of the unelected bureaucrats in Brussels.
This paradox is precisely what’s happening to Hungary. Namely, the country already supported the EU’s decision to jointly raise debt to finance the bloc’s recovery from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the funds Budapest is set to receive are being blocked until it “ensures the rule of law.” Brussels is planning to discuss the status of those funds on November 22, which is the deadline given to Hungary to meet the bloc’s “rule of law” requirements. EU bureaucrats are currently working on an assessment of Hungary’s compliance regarding 17 pieces of legislation the bloc insists on. Still, Budapest is not hiding its frustration with the way it’s being treated.
“They’re punishing us and openly blackmailing us with EU money,” Viktor Orban said in a statement for the Budapester Zeitung news outlet last month. “But there’s no legal basis for this — it’s blackmail, pure and simple,” he concluded.
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Hungary brave to stand up to bullies.EU have good plan until smashing themselves in the face
I don’t like hungry and poopland but this make me have a little respect and sympathy for them.
Hungary always protected its own interests and not of the kikejoo’s murican Sorosist oculta. Better for them because they have russian gas at the old price and will strengthen the economy a lot when JEU is fucked and going down the hill rapidly. Good to them ! Also they built a strong trump card with shithole nazi lover and ameriscum ass-licker Romania when in the future the Transylvania problem will be cooked enough. Those romanian assholes and whores will pay dearly as this happened many times in history. Just to live enough and I bet we will see that happening.
Yes part of what you say is of course true, but what about the thing that jews financed Orbans career ? And costs for studies. I am not so sure about what this guy is playing for a game. This fake nationalist has even done treason big time and extradited back to germany the national hero and 83 years old freedom fighter Horst Mahler, who was imprisoned in Germany for over 12 years just for speaking the truth in Germany. So here we see that Orban works for the jews and not for the people of Hungary. And also within the russian forces there is more and more problems. Even the russian soldiers are now complaining about the Chechen and Dagestani troops, because they (the Chechen) harass them (the russians) and do not see them as true men, but simply as pussies. The russian rat army is falling apart. Destroyed by Ukrainian army and torn apart by severe internal problems. Proof is here:
A russian DNR soldier asks Kadyrov to reign in his troops and stop the sexual assaults they’re committing against LNR/DNR servicemen (translation in comments) Quote: “I want to address Ramzan Ahmatovich Kadyrov, from the [russian] servicemen. Ramzan Ahmatovich, we’re all fighting for the same thing, to cleanse our motherland from the Nazi devils, to liberate our territories. But your people, I’m speaking of those loyal to you, the Chechens, were seen multiple times using violence against our servicemen, LNR and DNR. Obviously, we all have respect for our Chechen brothers, but we have evidence of _multiple sexual assaults_ against our fighters. This is too much, it crosses all the lines. With this background we have a tense situation and conflicts constantly arise which put in jeopardy the execution of the objectives and it brings a high level of mortality in the ranks. Ramzan Ahmatovich, we’re not the Shaitans and shouldn’t be suffering humiliations now. Ramzan Ahmatovich, if you really want to help us in our victory, I ask you to pay attention to this issue and take appropriate measures.”
Btw. Here, just listen to what Michael Jackson said about the jews. And since we both know Zelensky is jewish, and all the russian oligarchs including jewdy Jewtin is so too, we should come to our senses and start fighting the real enemy now. And that is the jews. It’s not the eskimos, it is also not the Spainiards or the French, no, it’s the jews, that’s the parasites name, ok ? It’s not the russian or the american people, it’s not the polish or the german people, no it is jews. Jews who claim to be the Ru, UK, Australian, USA, French, Italian, Ukrainian, Austrian, Switzerland or whatever government. These imposters are just claiming to be “our government” when in fact they are our all enemy. Here, sit down first and then listen closely to what Michael Jackson tells us (before he was killed):
Chechens are not fighting for Russia, but for the promotion of Islam.
Their sick religion has made them sick in the head and they think they are men when they kill and rape their enemies.
The Russians must use as many Chechens and Jews as possible as stormtroopers and cannon fodder and after the end of the war a de-Islamization must be carried out in Chechnya.
Ukraine should pay war retributions to DPR.
Ukraine should get back to the size before Bolsheviks.
Ukraine should pay for all they got until now.
Ukrainianism is a cancer, Russia is the cure.
Hungary are the only ones with balls,they told Uncle Sam to do one.
With-holding sustenance until compliance is about as democratic the EU gets these days.
Ukraine will never be part of the EU because the country needs too much work. This was so even before the country was thrown into turmoil by US and nato syops.
Go Victor, only real Man in the EU!