What does the Freedom party scandal mean for Austria?

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This episode of The Foreign Desk was broadcast on May 25th 2019. 

What does the Freedom party scandal mean for Austria?

Analysis by Barbara Toth, Nina Schick and Tessa Szyszkowitz.

Just days before the European parliament elections, seen by many as a referendum on populist parties across the continent, a video of Austria’s vice-chancellor – and leader of the far right FPO – was leaked, seemingly showing him offering a Russian contact government contracts in return for political favours. But should this have come as a surprise?

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