Publications

Election in Hungary: Viktor Orbán’s dominance confirmed

The Fidesz-KDNP electoral coalition which has governed Hungary since 2010 achieved a sweeping victory in the parliamentary election on 8 April. 

Analyses
2018-04-11
Andrzej Sadecki
The Silk Railroad

The report discusses the current state and future prospects of rail connections between China and the countries of the European Union. Special emphasis is placed on the role of Central Europe. 

OSW Studies
2018-02-28
Jakub Jakóbowski
Konrad Popławski
Marcin Kaczmarski

On 25 February, the by-election for mayor of Hódmezővásárhely was won by an independent candidate supported by the whole parliamentary opposition.

Analyses
2018-02-28
Andrzej Sadecki
An investigative journalist killed in Slovakia

The police found the dead bodies of Ján Kuciak, a 27-year-old investigative reporter, and his fiancée in their house near Trnava on 25 February. 

Analyses
2018-02-28
Jakub Groszkowski
Krzysztof Dębiec

On 26–27 January, President Miloš Zeman was elected for a second five-year term winning 51.4% of the vote.

Analyses
2018-01-31
Krzysztof Dębiec

The first round of the presidential elections in the Czech Republic (12-13 January) was won by the current President Miloš Zeman (with 38.6% of the vote).

Analyses
2018-01-17
Jakub Groszkowski
Bavaria: Orbán’s window onto Germany

On 5 January, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was a guest at the congress of deputies of the Christian Social Union (CSU) in Bavaria.

Analyses
2018-01-10
Andrzej Sadecki

The Czech president Miloš Zeman had voiced the support of the Czech Republic for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

 

Analyses
2017-11-29
Jakub Groszkowski

The regional elections in Slovakia on 4 November were a success for the coalition of centre-right opposition parties.

Analyses
2017-11-08
Jakub Groszkowski
Czech Republic: Babiš’s domination

The elections to the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic on 20–21 October ended with an unambiguous victory for the ANO 2011 political movement.

Analyses
2017-10-25
Jakub Groszkowski

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