World from Berlin Ukraine's Complaints Are 'Insolent'

The Ukrainian government's decision to withdraw from discussions of a planned trade deal with the EU is drawing condemnation in Europe. German editorialists decry Russia's strong-arm tactics in the run-up to the decision.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has halted preparations for an association agreement with the European Union.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has halted preparations for an association agreement with the European Union.

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-- Thomas Rogers