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Zsuzsanna Végh

European University Viadrina


Zsuzsanna Végh is an analyst focusing on Central European countries’ European and foreign policy, the state of democracy and the radical right in Central Europe, with particular interest in Hungary. She has extensive experience working at the intersection of academic research and policy analysis. She is a lecturer and PhD researcher at the European University Viadrina and an associate researcher at the European Council on Foreign Relations. She is visiting fellow and was previously ReThink.CEE Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and authored reports for Freedom House’s Nations in Transit on her native Hungary. Previously, she worked at the Center for European Neighborhood Studies of the Central European University and the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs.

Orbán 3.0: What to expect next

Viktor Orbán’s post-victory intentions are clear: to extend Fidesz control over civil society and remaining independent media outlets. The stage is now set for the EU – with European People’s Party MEPs holding the balance – to take action on further violations of democratic principles and values.

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