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Competing Ties Force Germany to Mediate in Ukraine

Despite retaliatory diplomatic expulsions, Berlin wants to maintain its ties to Moscow while trying to keep the peace in Ukraine.

Images of Romania's two presidential candidates, Victor Ponta (L) and Klaus Iohannis (R), are displayed in Bucharest before the election. (DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Romania After the Presidential Election

Despite the unexpected outcome of the Nov. 16 presidential election, Romania's priorities remain unchanged.

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Traveling Through Multiple Europes

The crisis in Europe serves as a reminder of the Continent's perennial state of fragmentation, which is the consequence of history and geography.