The electoral result in Austria brought relief to European citizens. A far-right candidate almost arrived to the point of becoming the first far-right president of a European Union member state. He lost because the entire political spectrum of the country – from the centre-right to the left – voted against him.
In reality, the winner was unfortunately the candidate of the far-right. A compact political group battled against a mosaic of programmes and ideologies, the only unified element of whic...
This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.
|To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑|