Former Austrian minister given seat on board of Russia’s Rosneft

Karin Kneissl famously danced with Vladimir Putin at her wedding in 2018

A former Austrian foreign minister who danced with Vladimir Putin at her wedding has been given a seat on the board of directors of the Russian state-controlled oil industry giant Rosneft, the company has annnounced.

Karin Kneissl shot to infamy after she invited Putin to her wedding. Images of her dancing with the Russian leader in Gamlitz in the south eastern state of Styria near the Slovenian border, went around the world in August 2018.

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