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Hungary's Prime Minister Backpedals on Controversial Internet Tax

Hungarians near Budapest demonstrate against a proposed tax on Internet traffic Oct. 28. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Hungary's Orban Risks Alienating His Power Base With New Internet Tax

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak (2nd L) and Ukraine's Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuri Prodan (2nd R) shake hands, watched by European Commission officials and the CEOs of Gazprom and Naftogas, at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 30. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine, Russia Reach a Natural Gas Agreement