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Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the idea of Little Russia on July 18th, 2017.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the idea of Little Russia on July 18th, 2017.

Interview with Valdai Discussion Club on the recent protests in Rusia on June 15th, 2017.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the recent protests in Russia on June 13th, 2017.

Interview with 1+1 Media on the recent protests in Russia on June 13th, 2017.

Interview with Radio Content Austria on Russia and the G-7 meeting in Italy on June 2nd, 2017.

Interview with stern.de on the G-7 meeting in Italy and Russian-Italian relations on May 29th, 2015.

Interview with Rossiskaya gazeta on the snap elections in Austria on May 17th, 2017.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on US-Russian relations on April 10th, 2017.

Interview with Kurier on Russia and the european Right on February 17th, 2017.

Interview with wienerzeitung.at on Russia and the european Right and its relations with the West on February 15th, 2017.

Interview with the online magazine Kopf um Krone on Russia, Europa and Asia on January 30th, 2017.

Interview with the Swiss paper “20 Minuten” on  Putin’s foreign policy on January 12th, 2017.

Interview with the daily Tiroler Tageszeitung on Russia’s relations with right-wing parties in Europe on December 22nd, 2016.

Interview with the daily Tiroler Tageszeitung on the foreign policy dimension of Trumps electoral win on November 10th, 2016.

Interview with the German newspaper Handelsblatt on the rapprochement between Turkey and Russia on October 7th, 2016.

Interview with the weekly “Falter” on the war in Syria on October 6th, 2016.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on tha hacking attacks on German political institutions on September 21st, 2016.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the state of affairs in Russia 25 years after the coup in the USSR on August 12th, 2016.

Interview with the daily Wiener Zeitung on the future of Turkish Stream an EU gas supply on August 12th, 2016.

Interview with the news agency Rossija Sevodnja (formerly known as RIA Novosti) on the results of the Austrian presidential election on May 23rd, 2016.

Interview with Vorarlberger Nachrichten on the visit by Austrian President Fischer in Russia on April 5th, 2016.

Interview with Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) on the Austrian policy towards Russia on April 1st, 2016.

Interview with the Austrian daily Der Standard on the Russian withdrawal from Syria on March 15th, 2016.

Interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung online on the Russian withdrawal from Syria on March 15th, 2016.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the Russian withdrawal from Syria on March 15th, 2016.

Interview with the weekly Die ganze Woche on the EU-Turkey negotiations about a refugee deal on March 15th, 2016.

Interview with Focus online on the Austrian position on refugee crisis on March 3rd, 2016.

Interview with the daily Vorarlberger Nachrichten on the Austrian Economics Minister’s criticism of EU sanctions on Russia on February 5th, 2016.

Interview with the Bulgarian Novinar Daily on the future of Turkish Stream on January 12th, 2016.

Interview with the Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung on the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey on November 25th, 2015.

Interview with the Austrian daily Tiroler Tageszeitung on the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey on November 25th, 2015.

Interview with the Austrian daily Die Presse on the future of EU sanctions on Russia on November 24th, 2015.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the return of Russia as a needed great power on November 18th, 2015.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the doping scandal with Russian athletics on November 15th, 2015.

Interview with orf.at on the crises in Ukraine and Syria and Russia’s interests on October 7th, 2015.

Interview with “Wiener Zeitung” on the Russian intervention in Syria and the situation in Ukraine on September 30th, 2015.

Interview with the Austrian monthly Biber on the role of the Right Sector in the Ukraine crisis on March 30th, 2015.

Interview with RIA Novosti on the murder of Boris Nemtsov on February 28th, 2015.

Interview with the Swiss daily Blick on the fall of Debaltsevo on February 18th, 2015.

Interview with the daily Österreich on the fall of Debaltsevo to the separatists on February 18th, 2014.

Interview with the daily Österreich on the military situation in eastern Ukraine on February 14th, 2014.

Interview with derstandard.at on the Minsk 2 Agreement on February 12th, 2015.

Interview with the Swiss daily Blick on the Minsk 2 Agreement on February 12th, 2015.

Interview with the daily Wiener Zeitung on the prospects for a settlement of the conflict in Ukraine on February 11th, 2015.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the negotiation strategies for the Minsk summit on February 10th, 2014.

Interview with the daily Österreich on the Minsk summit on February 10th, 2015.

Interview with the Swiss daily Blick on the conflict solution in eastern Ukraine on February 9th, 2105.

Interview with the daily Die Presse on the likelihood of new EU sanctions on Russia on January 25th, 2015.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on the future of CoE sanctions on Russia on January 25th, 2015.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the military escalation in eastern Ukraine on January 25th, 2015.

Interview with Focus Online on the renewed fighting in the Donbass on January 20th, 2015.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the Gazprom announcement to abandon Ukraine as transit country on January 16th, 2015.

Interview with Focus online on the House Resolution 758 on Russia on December 9th, 2014.

Interview with the Bulgarian magazine Novinar on the cancellation of South Stream on December 4th, 2014.

Interview with Deutsche Welle Serbian Service  on Russia’s decision to stop the South Stream gas pipeline project on December 2nd, 2014.

Interview with the daily Kurier on Russia’s decision to stop the South Stream gas pipeline project on December 2nd, 2014.

Interview with the daily Tiroler Tageszeitung on the unravelling of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on November 2014.

Interview with German news agency dpa on the role of the OSCE in the Ukraine conflict.

Interview with Focus online on the rumours about Putin suffering from cancer on October 28th, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the truce in eastern Ukraine on October 16th, 2014.

Interview with RIA Novosti on the parliamentary elections in Ukraine on October 14th, 2014.

Interview with Der Standard on the Formula 1 Race in Sochi on October 10th, 2014.

Interview with Bloomberg News on the Valdai conference in Sochi on October 3rd, 2014.

Interview with the weekly Profil on Russia and the crisis in Ukraine on September 21st, 2014.

Interview with RIA Novosti on the ceasefire agreement of Minsk on September 7th, 2014.

Interview with the Daily Wiener Zeitung on the alleged Russian invasion in eastern Ukraine on August 28th, 2014.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on the Putin-Poroshenko meeting in Minsk on August 25th, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on Gazprom’s gas pipeline export monopoly on August 13th, 2014.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on the lack of a diplomatic initiative on Ukraine on August 7th, 2014.

Interview with the Austrian daily Kurier on the Russian sanctions on the EU on August 7th, 2014.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the future of Edward Snowden in Russia on July 31st, 2014.

Interview with Zürcher “Tagesanzeiger” on the impact of sanctions against Russia on July 23rd, 2014.

Interview with “Wiener Zeitung” on the political consequences of the MH17 crash on July 21st, 2014.

Interview with Swiss “Tagesanzeiger” on the implications of the MH 17 crash in eastern Ukraine on July 18th, 2014.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the consequences of the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine on July 18th, 2014.

Interview with Swiss blick.ch on the downing of MH 17 in eastern Ukraine and its consequences on July 18th, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on Russia_china relations on July 16th, 2014.

Interview with teh Newsletter 6/2014 of the Austrian “Forum für Versorgungssicherheit” on the security of gas supplies in Europe on June 27th, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on Gazproms alleged interest in OMV stake on June 26th, 2014.

Interview with Salzburger Nachrichten on Putin’s visit to Austria on June 23rd, 2014.

Interview with Agence France Press on the future of the South Stream gas pipeline on June 10th, 2014.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on South Stream gas pipeline on June 10th, 2014.

Interview with the German weekly Focus on the Eurasian Economic Union on May 30th, 2014.

Interview with the daily Österreich on the military confrontation in eastern Ukraine on May 30th, 2014.

Interview mit RIA Novosti über die Präsidentenwahlen in der Ukraine am 26.5.2014.

Interview für die Schweizer SonntagsZeitung/Le Matin Dimanche über die Sanktionen gegen Russland am 18.5.2014.

Interview with Agence France Press on the Putin initiative on Ukraine on May 8th, 2014.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on Putin’s position on the referendum in Doneck on May 7th, 2014.

Interview with the daily Österreich on the Council of Europe conference in Vienna on May 5th, 2014.

Interview with the daily “Österreich” on the Violence in Odessa and the Ukrainian east on 3rd May, 2014.

Interview with the daily “Wiener Zeitung” on the South Stream link with Austria’s Baumgarten on May 2nd, 2014.

Interview with RIA Novosti on the anti-terrorist operation in Ukraine on April 16th, 2014.

Interview with the Austrian weekly Format on Russian strategic interests in Ukraine on April 15th, 2014.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the situation in Ukraine on April 13th, 2014.

Op-ed in the Austrian daily Die Krone on the situation in eastern Ukraine on April 14th, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the role of Russian deliveries to Ukraine and EU on April 11th, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the right-wing militias in Ukraine on April 1st, 2014.

Interview with Russian-Western relations with ITAR-TASS on March 30th, 2014.

Interview with BBC on the role of the OSCE in Ukraine on March 27th, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the crisis in Ukraine on March 24th, 2014.

Interview with the Russian Rossijskaja gazeta on the oil price development in 2014 on March 18th, 2014.

Interview with the Japanese daily Nikkei on the Crimean crisis on March 18th, 2013.

Interview with the daily OÖN on parallels between Sudeten crisis and Crimean crisis on March 18th, 2014.

Interview with the daily Oberösterreichische Nachrichten on the Crimean crisis on March 17th, 2014.

Interview with Focus online on the distribution of military forces in Ukraine on March 10th, 2014.

Interview with Rossijskaja gazeta on the crisis in Ukraine on March 6th, 2014.

Interview with Thomson Reuters on alternative gas supplies for Ukraine on March 6th, 2014.

Interview with Agence France Press on the Crimea crisis on March 6th, 2014.

Guest editorials on the situation in and around Crime for the daily Kronen Zeitung from March 6-9th, 2014.

Interview with the weekly News on the Russian incasion in Ukraine on March 5th, 2014.

Interview with Vorarlberger Nachrichten on the Russian intervention in Ukraine on March 4th, 2014.

Interview with RIA Novosti on the crisis in Crimea on March 4th, 2014.

Interview with Vorarlberger Nachrichten on the western reaction to the Crimea crisis on March 4th, 2014.

Interview with Kleine Zeitung on the Russian-Ukrainian standoff on March 3rd, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the Russian invasion in Crimea on March 3rd, 2014.

Interview with Thema Vorarlberg on the crisis in Ukraine on March 3rd, 2014.

Interview with the Swiss daily Zürcher Tagesanzeiger on the Russian intervention in Ukraine on March 3rd, 2014.

Interview with the daily Kurier on the Russian invasion in Crimea on March 2nd, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on the political situation in Ukraine on February 28th, 2014.

Interview with Vorarlberger Nachrichten on the coup in Ukraine on February 25th, 2014.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the crisis in Ukraine on February 23rd, 2014.

Interview with Vorarlberger Nachrichten on the crisis in Ukraine on February 21st, 2014.

Interview with Kleine Zeitung on the crisis in Ukraine on February 21 st, 2014.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the crisis in Ukraine on February 20th, 2014.

Interview with Agence France Press on the crisis in Ukraine on February 19th, 2014.

Interview with the weekly Format on the political and economic situation in Ukraine on February 11th, 2014.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the situation in Ukraine on January 23rd, 2014.

Interview with Wiener Zeitung on EU-Russian relations on January 23rd, 2014.

Interview with RIA Novosti on possible EU sanctions on Ukraine on January 22nd, 2014.

Interview mit the magazine News about the boycott of the Sochi Olympics on January 15th, 2014.

Interview with the daily Tiroler Tageszeitung on contemporary Russia on January 14th, 2014.

Interview with the Austrian Press Agency on islamist terrorism in Russia and the Sochi Olympics on December 30th, 2013.

Interview with the daily Österreich on the bombing terror in Volgograd on December 30th, 2013.

Interview with Deutsche Welle Russian Service on the European Commission’s position on South Stream on December 12th, 2013.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the political crisis in Ukraine on December 11th, 2013.

Interview with the Austrian weekly profil on recent foreign policy successes of Russia on November 27th, 2013.

Interview with the daily Wiener Zeitung on the Austrian role in the South Stream project on November 27th, 2013.

Interview with the Austrian Press Agency APA on the political situation in Russia on November 23rd, 2013.

Interview with the online edition of the Austrian daily Der Standard on the problems of migrants in Russia on October 17th, 2013.

Interview with Austrian weekly Format on the failure of the Nabucco project on June 26th, 2013.

Interview with Austrian daily Die Presse on the failure of the Nabucco project on June 26th, 2013.

Interview with Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung on the failure of the Nabucco project on June 26th, 2013.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on the impact of the Snowden case on US-Russian relations on June 26th, 2013.

Interview with RIA Novosti on Putin’s G-8 proposals on June 14th, 2013.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the retreat of Austrian peacekeeping forces from Golan on June 8th, 2013.

Interview with the Turkish paper Zaman Avusturya on the challenges for the shale gas industry in Europe on June 5th, 2013.

Interview with derstandard.at on the state of the Russian opposition movement on May 7th, 2013.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the biografical background of the Tsarnaev brothers – printed on April 24th, 2013.

Interview with Russland Heute on RWE quitting the Nabucco consortium – printed in Russland Heute 17, 2013, p. 10-11.

Interview with the Swiss Tagesanzeiger on the rivalry between the Nabbuco and TAP pipeline projects on April 11th, 2013.

Interview with derstandard.at on the potential Russian role in the Cypriot financial crisis on March 20th, 2013.

Interview with the magazin ‘Korrespondent’ on the Russian company Gazprom – printed on February 15th, 2013.

Interview with ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on growing domestic competition for Gazprom – printed on February 23rd, 2013.

Interview with the Ukrainian magazine “Korrespondent” on the recent conflict between Gazprom and Naftohaz Ukrainy on February 5th, 2013.

Interview with ‘Salzburger Nachrichten’ on narratives on Stalin and the renaming of Volgograd on February 2nd, 2013.

Interview with Swiss “Sonntagszeitung” on the competition between TAP and Nabucco West of Azerbaijani natural gas on January 6th, 2013.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on Russia’s diplomatic efforts to solve the Syrian crisis on December 27th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Vorarlberger Nachrichten’ on the debate about switching to a professional army in Austria on December 15th, 2012.

Interview with the daily ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on the impact of South Stream on the EU Gas Distribution Systems and Gas Markets on December 11th, 2012.

Interview with the daily ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on the efforts of Ukraine in diversifying its primary energy supply on December 11th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian Press Agency APA on the South Stream launch on December 7th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on the European gas market on November 15th, 2012.

Interview with the Danish daily ‘Politiken’ on the Pussy Riot case on October 21st, 2012.

Interview with www.standard.at on the regional elections in Russia on October 15th, 2012.

Interview with www.standard.at on the Russian leader’s handling of the Pussy Riot case on October 11th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the Pussy Riot verdict on October 11th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on Syrian military attacks on Turkish territory on October 5th, 2012.

Interview with the Russian daily ‘Rossiyskaya gazeta’ on the market position of Gazprom on September 19th, 2012.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on the frictions between Gazprom and the European Commission on September 12th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on the anti-trust investigations into Gazprom by the European Commission on September 6th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on the anti-trust investigations into Gazprom by the European Commission on September 6th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on Russia’s influence on the Syrian regime on August 24th, 2012.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on the impact of the Pussy Riot case on the Russian-Orthodox Church on August 13th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on the Pussy Riot case on August 3rd, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian weekly ‘profil’ on Russia’s position on the Syrian crisis on July 30th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Salzburger Nachrichten’ on the Nabucco pipeline and its rivals on June 30th, 2012.

Interview with the ‘Schweizer Sonntagszeitung’ on the Southern Gas Corridor on June 24th, 2012.

Interview with Austrian Press Agency APA on Russian opposition protests on June 11th, 2012.

Comment on the state of affairs in Ukraine (Ukraine im Abseits) in the Austrian daily ‘Tioler Tageszeitung’ on May 21st, 2012.

Interview with Deutsche Welle on the Russian position on the US-Afghan Partnership Agreement of May 2nd, 2012 on May 16th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian dail ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on the Russian pension reform plans on April 24th, 2012.

Interview with presse.com on the future of Russia’s Youth Movement Nashi on April 11th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on Medvedev’s refusal to pardon Khodorkovsky on April 6th, 2012.

Interview with Financial Times Deutschland on the Russian Syria strategy on March 28th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian Press Agency APA on the presidential elections in Russia on March 5th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the presidential elections in Russia, printed on March, 5th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Vorarlberger Nachrichten’ on the presidential elections in Russia, printed on March, 5th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Oberösterreichische Nachrichten’ on the ties between Austria and Russia – printed on March 2nd, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the presidential elections in Russia, printed on Febraury 27th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian Press Agency (APA) on the presidential elections in Russia on February 22nd, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on the Southern Gas Corridor – printed on February 15th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Kurier’ on the Russian protests against Putin – printed on February 5th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on the reliability of Russia gas supplies to the EU – printed on February 4th, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the Russian veto threat in the Syria crisis on February 3rd, 2012.

Interview with orf.at on the launch of Gorbachev’s perestroika – online on January 27th, 2012.

Interview with Deutsche Welle (Russian Service) on the pre-election situation in Russia on January 24th, 2012.

Interview with ‘Sonntag Aktuell’ (Stuttgarter Nachrichten) on the protest movement in Russian on January 1st, 2012.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on Medvedev’s Sppeech to the Federal Assembly on Decemver 23rd, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the collapse of the USSR in 1991 on December 23rd, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the Russian draft resolution on Syria on December 17th, 2011.

Interview with ‘Deutsche Welle’ on speculation about an early resignation of President Medvedev on December 16th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on the Transcaspian Gas Pipeline Initiative on December 15th, 2011.

Interview with the German daily ‘Die Tagespost’ (Würzburg) on the protests against vote fraud in Russia on December 13th, 2011.

Interviw with the Neue Zürcher Zeitung online plattform on the protests in Russia against electoral falsifications on December 8th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Kurier’ on demonstrations in Russia against election manipulations on December 8th, 2011.

Interview with Tiroler Tageszeitung on the results of the State Duma Elections in Russia on December 6th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian Press Agency on Russia’s economic development since 1991 on December 2nd, 2011.

Interview with the online plattform of the Austrian daily ‘Der Standard’ on the State Duma elections on December 4th, 2011, on December 2nd, 2011

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the State Duma elections on December 4th, 2011, on December 2nd, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Wiener Zeitung’ on corruption in Russia on November 30th, 2011.

Interview with the Swiss daily ‘Handelszeitung’ on the EU Southern Gas Corridor and the role of Azerbaijan on November 23rd, 2011.

Interview with the online plattform of Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the Iranian nuclear programme – published on November 17th, 2011.

Interview with the online platform of the Austrian daily ‘Der Standard’ on the Trial of Julia Timoshenko on October 11th, 2011.

Interview with the online platform of the Austrian daily ‘Der Standard’ on the ‘nature of elections in Russia‘ – printed on September 27th, 2011.

Interview with Russki Zhurnal on western perceptions of a return Vladimir Putins to the office of Russian President printed on September 24th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the diplomatic row between Austria and Lithuania over former KGB officer Golovatov on July 20th, 2011.

Interview with the online platform of the Austrian daily ‘Der Standard’ on the diplomatic row between Austria and Lithuania over former KGB officer Golovatov on July 20th, 2011.

Interview with the online platform of the Austrian daily ‘Der Standard’ on alcohol consumption in Russia on July 12th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’ on the role of Turkey in the EU Southern Gas Corridor on June 8th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Der Standard’ on the Nabucco gas project on June 7th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Der Standard’ on the Russian presidential elections in 2012, April 21st, 2011.

Erdgas als Alternative zur Atomkraft. Interview mit der Deutschen Welle – printed on 31.3.2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Kurier’ on charismatic leadership in authoritarian and totalitarian regimes, printed on February 24th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Tiroler Tageszeitung’ on the consequences of the terrorist attack in Moscow – printed on January 26th, 2011.

Interview with the Austrian daily ‘Kurier‘ on the terror attack on Moscow’s Domodedovo airport – printed on January 25th, 2011.

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