Pressure for a Deal Berlin Opposition to Cypriot Aid Weakens

German leaders are concerned that emergency euro-zone aid to Cyprus will merely serve to help the Russian oligarchs who use the island nation as a tax haven. With pressure growing to approve a bailout deal, however, Berlin now appears to be changing its tune.
Cyprus: The home of palm trees and euro-zone debt.

Cyprus: The home of palm trees and euro-zone debt.

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cgh -- with wire reports