Austria: The Disneyland of Europe

Thousands of solemn Austrians lined the streets of Vienna to pay their last respects to former Chancellor and Foreign Minister Leopold Figl. It was partly because Austrians love nothing better than a schöne Leich' (beautiful funeral), and this was the most elaborate since the Emperor Franz Josefs in 1916. But it was also because last week marked the tenth anniversary of the Austrian State Treaty, under which the Red Army left the country, and Figl was best remembered as the Foreign Minister who stood on the balcony of Belvedere Palace ten years...

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