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Voting in Georgia Runoff Elections and Other 2021 Elections

U.S. Consular Section Vienna offers free delivery of mail-in ballots for all U.S. elections, including the January 5, 2021, runoff election for Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats. Information regarding runoff elections, including registration and voting deadlines, can be found at  FVAP.gov . Ballots for the Georgia runoff election must be dropped off at U.S. Consulate Vienna no later ...
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Reduced Consular Services Due to COVID-19 Lockdown

On Nov. 15, Austrian government officials announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Tuesday, November 17 until Sunday, December 6 to combat the spread of COVID-19.  All retail businesses, shopping centers, schools and offices will close, with the exception of grocery stores, pharmacies, drugstores, post offices, banks, gas stations and “Tabak/Trafik” convenience shops. Restaurants, bars, cafes, museums and ...
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Perspectives on Race Relations in the U.S. and Austria

At the second event in our Fall 2020 Virtual Speaker Series last Tuesday, Daryl Davis , U.S. activist, author, and Grammy Award-winning musician talked and discussed Christa Bauer, Mauthausen Komitee Österreich and moderator Djamila Grandits, CineCollective about their experiences and objectives. Daryl Davis is an American R&B and Blues musician, activist, author, and actor. His efforts to improve race relations, in which ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Vienna

Location: 1st District, Vienna, Austria Event: Austrian authorities report that they believe the sole terrorist who attacked Vienna’s 1st District yesterday is dead. Police are no longer looking for additional subjects in the 1st District. The gunman fired on six locations causing four civilian deaths and 22 injured. Authorities will continue their investigation and have ...
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SECURITY ALERT

There is a continuing police action in Central Vienna with heavy police presence in Vienna’s First District. Subjects related to yesterday’s terrorist attack are still at large as of this morning. Public transportation is disrupted. The Government of Vienna has urged residents to stay indoors and away from downtown Vienna to allow police to focus ...
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