Crimean Crisis All Eyes on Merkel

As the conflict with Russia over Crimea intensifies, Germany is playing a central role in communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But the international community has doubts that Chancellor Angela Merkel can pull it off.
The world is increasingly looking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to negotiate a way out of the crisis in Crimea.

The world is increasingly looking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to negotiate a way out of the crisis in Crimea.

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