March 4, 2014

All Eyes on Merkel

Philipp Wittrock & Gregor Peter Schmitz, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

As the conflict with Russia over Crimea intensifies, Germany is playing a central role in communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But the international community has doubts that Chancellor Angela Merkel can pull it off.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Crimea, Ukraine, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel

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