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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francoise Hollande gather to watch NATO military aircraft in Newport, United Kingdom, on September 5. (Stefan Rousseau/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Europe Swings Away From Austerity

A worker inspects pipes and valves at the Dashava natural gas facility in Ukraine on Sept. 18. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

With Proposed Energy Deal, Russia Gets Its Way

Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey (R), Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak (C) and Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas shake hands after signing an agreement on the creation of a joint military brigade on Sept. 19 in Warsaw. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Amid Conflict, Poland Pushes Ukraine to Align with the West