He demanded "transparent information from the Russian side", saying that "the [Russian] ambassador - or rather, an authorised representative, because the ambassador is not in Austria now - was summoned to the Foreign Ministry".
In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he was "unpleasantly surprised" by Vienna's allegations and Moscow knew nothing about the retired officer, news agencies RIA and Interfax reported.
Lavrov added that Austrian Ambassador Johannes Eigner had already been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry.
The case has been referred to prosecutors, Kurz and Defence Minister Mario Kunasek said.
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"We can't say for the moment whether this is an isolated incident or not", Kunasek said. "The former officer also handed over the equipment; these devices are now being evaluated - a laptop, and so on", Kunasek told reporters.
Weapons systems and migration into Europe were among the issues the suspected spy or his handlers were said to have been interested in.
"Profiles of certain people were also created and passed on", Kunasek said.
The suspect reportedly received 300,000 euros from his alleged employers in Russian Federation, and now faces a maximum sentence of two years in jail.
Austria is not a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and sets great store by its status as a neutral country.
The country was one of the few European Union member states that did not kick out Russian diplomats following the Novickok poisoning in the United Kingdom of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
Vienna's relations with Moscow have been under particular scrutiny since Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) became a coalition partner of the current government a year ago. Kneissl was criticized by Austria's opposition for inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin to her wedding in August.
In addition, the FPOe Interior Minister Herbert Kickl admitted in September that Austria had been asked to take "trust-building measures" to retain cooperation with allied secret services.
India were in a spot of bother when Hemalatha was dismissed, and another wicket would have only added to their worry. Her team added a staggering 118 runs in last 10 overs, thanks to a flurry of boundaries and sixes by Harmanpreet.
The couple was spotted at Mumbai airport, twinning in white and making everyone go "awww" over their glowing faces. The couple will also reportedly host a reception in Bengaluru and Mumbai for their family and friends.
The company operating it, Sky Lease Cargo, has been carrying seafood from the eastern province of Nova Scotia for sale in China. The airport's website was reporting delays and cancellations for both arriving and departing flights Wednesday morning.
The fires, one in the north of the state and another to the south near Los Angeles, are moving fast, driven by strong winds. At one point, the Camp Fire was consuming 80 football fields worth of land per minute , fueled by winds of up to 50 mph.
As for the " Access Hollywood " video, she says when she heard Trump brag about assaulting women. her "body buzzed with fury". The former first lady writes that she assumed Mr Trump was "grandstanding" when he announced his presidential run in 2015.
The 6-foot-2, 220-pound backstop entered the league as the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft. This year, Zunino hit.201 with 20 home runs and 44 RBI, while providing his solid defense behind the plate.
There's no word on a release date yet, nor do we know if Darth Vader might appear, crushing larynxes and making quips . A brief lineup of titles has been announced already, but another Star Wars project has just been added to that list.
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Both McDougal and Daniels/Clifford have filed lawsuits to break their non-disclosure agreements and speak about the affairs. Cohen himself made the payment to Daniels/Clifford, after Trump allegedly told him to "get it done".
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About 18 months ago, Don and Effie MacLeod heard "an bad argument" and what he believes was a gunshot from the Longs' property. Thousand Oaks, a leafy, sprawling suburb, was named the third-safest city in the United States for 2018 by the website Niche.
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Djokovic is the current favorite to win the event with 8/13 odds while Federer is behind him with 11/4 odds. Federer isn't quite on top form after losing to Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters.
HTC’s standalone VR is available in the USA , starts at $599
Now, after a long wait of more than 7 months, the Vive Focus has arrived in the U.S. and certain other worldwide markets. This headset will be available in 37 markets and will cost $600 in the U.S. (note that the regular Vive for PC is $500).
Solar Probe 'alive' after being closest ever to Sun
During its perihelion (closest pass), the Thermal Protection System registered a temperature of 820 degrees Fahrenheit. To keep working and not burn up, Parker must always keep its heat shield pointed at the Sun.
England thrash Sri Lanka in first Test
However, Sri Lanka's team management will give Dinesh Chandimal every opportunity to heal before the second Test. I was a bit nervous initially, but to be able to contribute was awesome .
LaMelo Ball gets 'Welcome to Ohio' billboard
Earlier this week, Ball announced that he will be playing high school basketball at Spire Academy, a prep school in Geneva, Ohio. So naturally, LaMelo and his team are looking at top ranking NCAA programs, in the event he chooses to go the collegiate route.