Hungary by Atlatszo – Irregularities suspected in connection with €1,35 billion mega-tender
This is what Atlatszo.hu wrote this week:
Márta Demeter of the party LMP filed her written question following a report by Atlatszo about a Hungarian TV personality who claims that the Russian propaganda channel was planning to expand in Hungary and making him its anchor.
The tenders on a €1,35 billion (HUF 420 billion) water supply construction in Hungary seem to have had serious irregularities. The extent of these irregularities points towards possible misappropriation and restriction of competition.
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