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Analyst REVEALS Who Could Benefit From Austrian Vice-Chancellor Video Scandal

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The remarks come as Austrian prosecutors look into the video released by media outlets claiming that the country’s vice-chancellor allegedly discussed the possibility of getting help in elections with a purported Russian woman in 2017; this has already sparked a political crisis in Austria where early elections may be held in the near future.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told reporters on Sunday that it is necessary to find out who ordered the video showing former Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache allegedly discussing a possible acquisition of the Kronen Zeitung newspaper with a purportedly Russian woman.
The news has already provoked a public uproar in Austria with the country’s President Alexander Van der Bellen describing the video that led to the resignation of Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and broke the ruling coalition as “shameful”.
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British political analyst Marcus Godwyn noted that “the timing of this release and the nature of the media outlets who released it prompts the age old essential question in all such cases: ‘Cuo Bona’: who benefits?”
Godwyn warned that this shouldn’t be portrayed as “an Austrian Russiagate scandal” given that “nobody is trying to claim that Russia ‘meddled’ in the Austrian elections which occurred a few months after the video was filmed”.

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