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Heinz-Christian Strache: Ex-vice-chancellor faces corruption trial

BBC News

July 6, 2021

Austrian right-wing politician Heinz-Christian Strache has gone on trial on corruption charges.

The case relates to the “Ibizagate” scandal, which brought an end to a conservative-led coalition and to his stint as vice-chancellor in 2019.

It originated in a video sting that showed Mr Strache speaking to a woman claiming to be a wealthy Russian.

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