Contents tagged with Alfred Gusenbauer

  • Former Austrian Chancellor admits to lobbying Ukraine’s interests for money in 2012-2013

    In an interview with Presse am Sonntag, Former Austrian Federal Chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer admitted that he received money to lobby in favor of Ukraine drawing closer to the EU in 2012-2013, but not from Paul Manafort, who represented the interests of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

    Gusenbauer confirmed that he had lobbied Ukraine’s interests, and called it a “noble cause”.

    Furthermore, he did not deny that he received payment for it, but claimed not to remember the amount. He …

  • Media: former Chancellor of Austria could have been paid by Manafort for supporting Yanukovych’s interests

    Paul Manafort, former political strategist of the Party of Regions and former head of Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign had lobbied many European politicians for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s interests. One of these politicians might be former Austrian Chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer, reported the Austrian newspaper Kurier.

    The FBI's indictment against Manafort does not include the names of European politicians,  whom Manafort paid more than $2 million for supporting positions …