The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has been a thorn in Russia’s side for many decades now, with the ongoing war in Ukraine, Russia has had to call on all of its allies to keep the war machine going, Hungary has shown its support for Russia by slowing EU and NATO support where ever it can.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán a good friend of President Putin has been trying to take the teeth out of a fifty billion dollar EU aid package for the Ukrainian’s but he must tread carefully as if he drags his feet to slowly Hungary could face the force of an aggravated EU.


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Produced By: Dominic Giles

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First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 30 January 2024