Hungary became the first EU country to order the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. Now it's published its contract with Russia for the jabs.
The two countries are challenging a mechanism that links EU funding with respect for the rule of law.
"The best joke on Orban is to turn him into an undercover agent of European integration," writes Romanian MEP Dragoș Tudorache.
Opposition mayors in Eastern Europe are raising their voices against corruption and populism. We take a look at Hungary where they're accusing the central government of deliberate financial cuts to opposition-led municipalities.
Slovakia signed a deal to acquire 2 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine even though it has not received approval from the EU regulator.
The Pest County Rescue Research Service, which helps everyone from lost hikers to people under rubble after an earthquake, has seen a drop in donations.
Budapest now has two months to reply to the European Commission and may face a fine.
It becomes the first EU country to use the Sputnik V jab after European officials said no application had been received for a rollout across the bloc
In a statement last week, the National Associated of Hungarian Journalists called Klubradio "the only remaining public service broadcaster in Hungary whose content is not under government influence".
Austria, France and Germany are going to restrict the jab to the under 65s because of a lack of data following the vaccine's trials.