‘Kurz is Ours’ – Why Austria’s New Leader is Good for Russia

October 17, 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with Sebastian Kurz. Photo by AM Russland

Update: Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, 31, emerged as the winner in snap parliamentary elections last weekend. He will be the youngest leader in the world.

The previous issue is here.

Recent Analysis and Translations:

New Russian Facial-Recognition Tech May Fight Crime But It’s Already Misused Against Opposition
The Kremlin’s Fight Club
Novaya Gazeta on Threats of Retribution Against Journalists from Chechen Clergy over Articles on Persecution of LGBT
The Grief Factory: How Regime Supporters Are Choreographed to Mourn on Demand