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The rise of Viktor Orban

Viktor Orban, now the populist Hungarian Prime Minister, led an anti-communist youth movement in the 1980s. Over the years his party has become increasingly nationalist.

Viktor Orban, now the populist Hungarian Prime Minister, was an anti-communist youth leader in 1988. Over the years his party has become increasingly nationalist. His former friend and fellow activist Gabor Fodor shared personal memories of Viktor Orban with Dina Newman.

Photo: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual state of the nation speech in Budapest, Hungary, 10 February 2019. Credit: European Press Agency.

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