Hungary Bows to EU Austerity Demands, Tajikistan Debates Ban on Cousin Marriages

Boissevain, Joshua; Caloianu, Ioana; Krauthamer, Ky; Matan, Vladimir; Zickgraf, Connor
May 2013
Transitions Online;5/20/2013, p5
The article offers news briefs related to political issues around the world. The Hungarian government will cut this year's budget by a further 92.9 billion forints in an effort to stay under the EU's deficit-spending cap and end budget monitoring by the European Commission. A proposal to ban marriages between first cousins may not pass muster with the public in Tajikistan.


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