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Hungary is standing by the EU on Ukraine

Viktor Orban (Photo: Getty)

Thursday marked the beginning of a new era in European politics. Nowhere has Russia’s invasion of Ukraine been met with greater fear and trepidation than in central and eastern Europe, a region all too familiar with ‘brotherly help’ in the form of military occupation by a looming eastern power.

It may be a new era for Europe, but some things never change.

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William Nattrass
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William Nattrass
William Nattrass is a British journalist and Visegrád Four current affairs commentator based in Prague.

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