Hungary election: Pro-Putin Prime Minister Viktor Orban declares victory in country’s elections | World News

Hungary’s pro-Putin prime minister has declared victory in the country’s national elections, claiming a mandate for a fourth consecutive term in power. With just 43% of votes tallied, right-wing Viktor Orban’s Fidesz-led coalition had won 57% of the vote while a pro-European opposition coalition, United for Hungary, had 31%, according to the National Election Office.…

Opposition vows end to Orban’s autocratic rule in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A diverse coalition of opposition parties made their final appeal to Hungarian voters on Saturday ahead of the country’s fiercely fought election that will decide whether nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban continues his autocratic rule for a fourth consecutive term. Several hundred supporters of the six-party coalition, United For Hungary, gathered…