Bluelight Global Solutions investigators called in on decade-long Croatia vs MOL battle
The London private investigation and security firm, which assists security agencies across the Commonwealth, has been working on a dispute between Hungarian energy giant MOL and the Croatian government that has raged for more than 10 years.
Hungarian defence ministry's rising star takes charge of strategy review
Innovation commissioner Imre Porkolab is moving up the ranks in a Hungarian defence ministry in the throes of reform, as it tries to maintain cordial relations with Moscow while also deepening its involvement in European defence structures.
Partners Aero Vodochody and Omnipol torn over Ukraine strategy
The Czech manufacturer of the L-39 fighter jet Aero Vodochody has kept a back seat on Ukraine, largely because of its majority shareholders' ties with Hungarian leader Viktor Orban. Its other shareholder however, the Czech group Omnipol, is actively providing its wares to Ukraine's armed forces. Intelligence Online investigates the firm's internal tug-of-war.
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Viktor Orban's close adviser Balazs Orban handed keys to Hungarian foreign policy
IFAT, a think-tank under the authority of the foreign ministry with access to intelligence analyses, is to be attached to the office of the prime minister's influential political adviser, Balazs Orban. The switch reflects the PM's wish to retake control of the flow of information within government and redefine the country's foreign policy priorities.
Informal Fidesz lobby starts to take shape in Brussels
Two young Hungarians, sent by the government in Budapest, have been organising informal evenings for their compatriots in the "Brussels bubble". This embryonic lobby can only be good news for the Hungarian authorities, which are mobilising hard in the European Union capital.
Hungarian intelligence presses ahead with reforms in midst of upheavals
Against the backdrop of Russia's war on Ukraine, Budapest's intelligence community, which is currently undergoing major reforms, is seeking a new balance as it struggles to attract new recruits and faces scrutiny from its NATO allies.