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Balazs Kaufmann

Roll up, roll up: Hungarian circus beats virus by becoming safari park

20 May 2020

SZADA, Hungary Like many business owners, Jozsef Richter has had to shut his circus during Hungary's lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, but he has found another way of entertaining visitors while respecting social distancing rules.

Hungarian Roma feel vindicated by school segregation ruling

13 May 2020

GYONGYOSPATA, Hungary Hungarian minority Roma said on Wednesday they felt vindicated by a court ruling that a school had unlawfully segregated Roma children for years and the award of $310,000 in compensation, but they feared renewed tension.

RPT-Hungary's Roma facing economic disaster as COVID restrictions lifted

05 May 2020

MISKOLC, Hungary, May 4 Robert Filep eyes his prepaid electricity meter anxiously: he has 28.9 kilowatt-hours left. When that runs out, whatever food remains in his fridge will start to rot.

Hungary's Roma facing economic disaster as COVID restrictions lifted

04 May 2020

MISKOLC, Hungary Robert Filep eyes his prepaid electricity meter anxiously: he has 28.9 kilowatt-hours left. When that runs out, whatever food remains in his fridge will start to rot.

Hungarian couple recreate scenes from 'Game of Thrones', 'Ghost' during lockdown

27 Apr 2020

BUDAPEST Bored by the weeks-long coronavirus lockdown? Not Hungarian film buffs Fanni and Norbert who have recreated dozens of scenes in their flat from "Ghost", the "Game of Thrones", "Scarface" and other films using whatever household utensils they could find.

Free pizzas, free housing: Hungarians respond to crisis with acts of kindness

23 Mar 2020

BUDAPEST Milan Varga saved for three years to be able to open his small pizzeria in Budapest last Monday. On Tuesday his customers all but disappeared as streets emptied due to the coronavirus epidemic.

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