Opinion Tough on Russia, Easy on America

When it comes to their approach to foreign policy with Russia, German Chancellor Merkel and President Gauck aren't messing around. Perhaps it has to do with their backgrounds in East Germany. They show the US significantly more leniency.
Merkel and Gauck are both from former East Germany.

Merkel and Gauck are both from former East Germany.

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