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Orbán holds a news conference after the parliamentary election in Budapest.

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Hard Numbers: Orbán clams up over oil, monkeypox on the move, global executions rise, body hunters in Las Vegas

0: Hungary’s PM Viktor Orbán warned he will have zero to say about the EU’s proposed Russian oil sanctions at a bloc-wide summit next week. Orbán, whose country depends almost entirely on Russia for crude imports, wants EU financial support to help him find other energy sources. Without unanimous approval, the sanctions package will fail. On Tuesday, Orbán also announced that his government will assume emergency powers so it can quickly respond to challenges created by the war.

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