Interview with Karel Schwarzenberg on Putin and Austria’s neutrality – politics

Karel Schwarzenberg on the difference between Putin and Hitler, the legacy of ex-Chancellor Kurz and the question of whether Austria’s neutrality is still up to date.

Interviewed by

Catherine Kahlweit

The former Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg and ardent European has long since become a political legend at the age of 84 as a contemporary witness and co-designer of recent Central Eastern European history. In the SZ interview he talks about the Russian war against Ukraine, the mediocre politicians in Austria – and his daughter Lila’s new film, “My Father, the Prince”.

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