Hungary remembers the 1956 revolution

“We must not allow the ideas of communism regain control over our everyday life,” Gergely Gulyas, head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said, presenting high state awards on behalf of President Janos Ader on the occasion of Hungary’s October 23 national holiday, on Friday. In his address, Hungary Today reports, Gulyas said that “we must never again get into a situation when we could be … Continue reading Hungary remembers the 1956 revolution

Hungarians celebrate national holiday

Hungarians in 1956 wanted a “free and independent” country for themselves in the “Europe of nations”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a state commemoration of Hungary’s anti-Soviet uprising of 1956 at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music on Wednesday. Budapest’s new opposition mayor, Gergely Karacsony addressed a rally in front of the city hall.

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