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Guardian
To Viktor Go the Spoils: How Hungary Blazes a Trail in Europe.

Guardian
To Viktor Go the Spoils: How Hungary Blazes a Trail in Europe
”The government of Hungary has taken on a lot of powerful interests in the last couple of months, and so far appears to be winning – despite provoking outrage from everybody who's anybody.”
www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/aug/09/viktor-orban-hungary-imf

The Wall Street Journal
Bond Sales Spur Hungary to Reject IMF Help
“BUDAPEST—Hungary's successful bond issues explain the government's recent rejection of International Monetary Fund assistance, a previously undisclosed document reveals, while Romania on Wednesday moved toward receiving more IMF help.”
online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704017904575409354081672176.html

MTI
Hungary General Government Runs HUF 36 Billion Surplus in July
“Hungary's cash flow-based general government, excluding local councils, ran a HUF 36.1 billion surplus in July, but the January–July deficit was still 114.6 pct of the full-year target, the National Economy Ministry said on Thursday.”
mti.hu/english/article/2010/08/05/hungary_general_gov-t_runs_huf_36bn_surplus_in_july-493461
 

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