FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 5 (2016)   

Viktor Orbán walks a tightrope between Brussels and Moscow:
Hungary’s strategic dilemma about Russia has not been resolved

Julkaistu 24.2.2016

András Rácz
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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The European Commission is investigating whether Hungary’s nuclear power plant deal with Rosatom breaches EU regulations. In the event that the Commission rules against Paks, Budapest will face a hard choice: should it comply with Brussels and scrap the project, thus seriously affronting Moscow, or vice versa?