· June, 2007

Stories about Austria from June, 2007

Russia, Austria: Nabucco and Gazprom

Transatlantic Politics writes about the news of Gazprom's involvement in the Nabucco gas pipeline project – which was originally supposed to be the EU's “attempt to build an alternative to the Gazprom-controlled, already-built natural gas pipeline-network”: “Can't own the pipeline? No big deal, we'll own the faucet.”

Kazakhstan: Extraditing Aliev

With Rakhat Aliev, the son-in-law of Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbaev, having been arrested in Austria and released on bail awaiting extradition to Kazakhstan to face kidnapping and other criminal charges, Bonnie Boyd examines some of the possible outcomes of his extradition hearing and what they might mean for relations between...