so is the danubian union include Germany?
Why is Austria at the Baltic Sea xD
Because Austria means "Eastern Reich" (German Österreich), and this kingdom is in eastern part of former German Empire.
Of course Russia is communist...
But neither leninist nor stalinist. It is collectivist, atheist, nihilistic and oppresive state. It is based on local collectives focused on productive centers and one-party system. Many deportations of entire peoples to various unfamiliar regions.