The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the Austrian ambassador on Friday to protest over ‘sensationalist media leak’ about a former military officer accused of spying for Moscow, and expressed concern over damage to relations. Earlier, the Austrian government confirmed reports in the national media that a retired Austrian colonel was being prosecuted for espionage.
Kronen Zeitung earlier reported that a former colonel of the Austrian Armed Forces had been detained on suspicion of spying for Russia for 20 years. Meanwhile, Austrian newspaper Die Presse reported that the suspect in the espionage scandal had already confessed to committing the crime.
The calendar is aimed at promoting the importance of farming work and raising awareness about the exploits of the people whom the chairman of the Bavarian Young Farming Community described as “our everyday heroes.”
Austria has announced that it would back out of a UN pact on international cooperation on migration, arguing that the document is inadequate for managing global migration flows and could undermine Austria’s sovereignty.
ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – The Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) supports the government’s decision not to sign the UN global migration pact dealing with the rights of refugees and migrants and expects other countries to follow, Roman Haider, the FPO’s foreign policy spokesman, told Sputnik.
VIENNA (Sputnik) – Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Thursday, commenting on Italy’s 2019 draft budget, that Vienna had no intention to be accountable for someone else’s debts and called on Rome to respect the euro convergence criteria, or the Maastricht criteria.
“Flooding Europe with Democracy” | Public lecture at Vienna’s University of Economics Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) is the largest business and … in Europe, and it hosts 450 annual exchange students from 210 universities and 50 … Students love to talk business at WU, but student activities, including sports … With a […]
Following prohibiting firearms for foreigners, the conservative-leaning government is looking into imposing further restrictions on bladed weapons with exception of kitchen knives or hunting knives. According to the 2017 stats, most suspects in stabbing attacks are third-country citizens.
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the fourth meeting between Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Russian President Vladimir Putin…what does it mean for the European Union, Russia, and the growing movement from within the EU, to put an end to the failed policy of isolating Russia, and begin a productive and realpolitik […]
The Austrian dealership for Russian Ural motorbikes has released a limited edition of the iconic vehicle, themed after a Trans-Siberian Express train. The bike is packed with old-fashioned styling and a bottle of vodka. The custom bike, dubbed Ural Transsib, is based on Ural CT model, yet it features a more powerful engine, custom fork, […]
Vladimir Putin said he does not foresee any military action in Syria’s Idlib in the near future, stressing that peace –not fighting– is the ultimate goal. Putin spoke at a briefing with Austria’s Sebastian Kurz in St Petersburg.
Follow RT to get the latest news and updates from Austria, including politics, culture, sport and weather. Austria is a country in Europe, the capital of which is Vienna. It has a border with, and is historically close to, Germany. Austria is one of the largest economies and world’s richest state by per capita in […]
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) has filed charges against an Austria-based securities dealer and CEO for allegedly violating US laws linked to security-based swaps funded with bitcoins, the agency said in a press release.
An informal meeting of the EU heads of state and government, devoted to Brexit as well as issues such as internal security and migration, is being held in the Austrian city of Salzburg, which started on Wednesday and is due to conclude later in the day.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States on September 24 plans to sign in Vienna the certification that will allow Russian surveillance aircraft to operate in US territory under the Open Skies Treaty, a State Department official told Sputnik on Wednesday. “On September 18, the United States informed all states parties via formal treaty mechanisms that […]