Hungary by Atlatszo – Government spending €21 million from EU funds on another propaganda campaign
Read this from Atlatszo.hu:
Csaba Csetényi, minister Antal Rogán’s neighbor has just got a contract worth €21 million (HUF 6.5 billion). His company will do a communication campaign for this amount and the Prime Minister’s Office will be footing the bill, using EU funds.
Arton is one of the companies that was selling residency bonds to foreigners. Its Budapest offices were burglarized in April, and a safe containing EUR 1,9 million was reported stolen.
“High-level corruption is so widespread that one doesn’t need to wait long to find a story” says Atlatszo.hu editor-in-chief Tamas Bodoky in this story by Euronews about investigative reporting in Hungary.
Atlatszo.hu is a member of VSquare, a network of independent media outlets carrying out cross-border investigations in the Visegrad region. The web page was launched this week and the first series of articles is examining Moscow’s influence in the V4 countries.
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