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Hungarian Leader Takes Right-wing Defiance to Brussels


Viktor Orban, Hungary’s prime minister, missed Friday’s celebrations of his country’s annual Revolution Day.

He was at a summit meeting in Brussels, facing the censure of his European partners over constitutional changes that critics say limit freedoms and aim to entrench the power of his governing conservative Fidesz party.

The symbolism of the timing was not lost on Hungarian nationalists.

Marking the 165th anniversary of the nation’s uprising against Habsburg rule, the right-wing Magyar Hirlap newspaper said the Orban government’s policy of opposing “European diktats” highlighted the contemporary relevance...