Hungary's Viktor Orban, holding forth at an EU summit (Photo: European Union)

Hungary vs Ukraine: how do you deal with Orbán?

EU leaders took momentous decisions last week in Brussels as they agreed to open EU membership talks with Ukraine. For weeks Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban had threatened to block the prospect, together with the planned €50bn in aid to Ukraine as part of the review of the EU budget.

At the doorstep to the landmark EU summit on 14 December, Orban claimed Ukraine had not delive...

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