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NATO Finds Balance in Eastern Europe

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) welcomes North Korean special envoy Choe Ryong Hae during their meeting in Moscow on Nov. 20. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korean Talks Revive Russia's Pacific Push

Protesters hold flags and placards during a rally in front of the parliament building in Budapest on Nov.17. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

In Central Europe, Governments Are Caught in the Middle