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Washington tries to check Hungary's drift into Kremlin orbit ZAGREB/BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United States is mounting a diplomatic offensive to stop Hungary selling a stake in a Croatian energy firm to Russia, part of what Western powers see as Budapest's dangerous drift into Moscow's orbit.
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After Mass Protests, Hungary Gives Up On Internet Tax The government had proposed taxing Internet usage, but opponents claimed it the government was trying to impose a digital iron curtain on Hungary. | 18 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Hungary's Orban scraps Internet tax after demos Hungary's prime minister on Friday scrapped plans to introduce an Internet tax that had sparked major demonstrations and further concerns about civil liberties in the central European EU member state. Proposed changes to the tax code that would have
Yahoo! News | 21 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sanctions and Oil - Temporary Winners of a Conflict BUDAPEST, Hungary, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - While the financial situation of Russian companies is worsening,Russia'sretaliatory sanctions have also impacted on the European economy, says Innovative ...
Canada NewsWire | 21 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Hungary cancels proposed tax on Internet use Ed AdamczykBUDAPEST, Hungary, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Hungary has backed off from a controversial plan to tax Internet use.
United Press International | 22 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hungary backtracks on Internet tax after massive protests Internet service providers would have paid 150 forints (60 U.S. cents) per gigabyte of data traffic
The Globe and Mail | 23 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hungary Drops Internet Tax Plan After Surge of Protests The proposal had been seen as a move by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to choke off one of the last sources of information not controlled by him and his allies.
New York Times | 23 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hungary hits pause on proposed Internet tax Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orbn, is backing away from a proposed 150 forint (61 cent)-per-gigabyte tax on Internet usage that has contributed to repeated street protests in his country. The statement from the prime minister's office: Read full artic
Washington Post | Oct 31, 2014 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hungary suspends Internet tax after huge protests Following large-scale protests, Hungary's prime minister said Friday that the government would suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year. | Oct 31, 2014 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Reno, Nevada
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Hungary scraps internet tax after mass protests Plans to tax users monthly rates for the amount of internet they use sparked demonstrations acorss the European country attended by tens of thousands of people | Oct 31, 2014 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend