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German Defense Minister 'Russia Has Destroyed a Massive Amount of Trust'

In an interview, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, 55, discusses her push to deepen the country's foreign involvement, the Ukraine crisis and progress made to date by Germany's military in Afghanistan.
Translated from the German by Daryl Lindsey