August 28, 2014

Can Germany Save Ukraine?

Dmitri Trenin, The National Interest

The Associated Press

Putin and Poroshenko's recent meeting in Minsk opened the door for dialogue. Can Merkel keep it open?

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TAGGED: Russia, Germany, Ukraine


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