>In exchange, Mr Strache said he could award her public contracts, explaining that he wanted to "build a media landscape like [Viktor] Orban", a reference to Hungary's prime minister, described by critics as an authoritarian leader.
>"If you take over the Kronen Zeitung three weeks before the election and get us into first place, then we can talk about everything," Mr Strache said.
>Mr Strache also named several journalists who would have to be "pushed" from the newspaper, and five other "new people whom we will build up".
>As part of the deal, he suggested the Russian woman "set up a company like Strabag", the Austrian construction firm. "All the government orders that Strabag gets now, [you] would get," he continues.
>Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen called for early elections to be held in September. Chancellor Kurz said his party was "shocked" by Mr Strache's behaviour, which he called "a wrong approach to politics".
>The scandal had damaged Austria's international reputation, Mr Kurz said, demanding a full investigation, saying the video might have criminal ramifications. "Anything illegal must be clarified," he said.
>On Saturday Mr Kurz said this was not the first time he had had difficulties with the FPÖ.
>"Even if I didn't express myself publicly at the time, there were many situations that I found difficult to swallow," he said. "After yesterday's video, I must say quite honestly: Enough is enough."