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Serbian army soldiers hold the national flag prior to an honor salute in Belgrade on Feb. 14, 2013. (ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Serbia's Balance Becomes Harder to Maintain

The Mistral-class assault warship Sevastopol, the second of two Mistral-class vessels, is docked Nov. 21 in the western French port of Saint-Nazaire after being taken overnight from its dry dock. (GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

France Looks to Complete Difficult Mistral Sale

Pro-Russian activists fly the flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic as Latvia's Russian minority gathered for Victory Day celebrations in Riga on May 9. (ILMARS ZNOTINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Russian Activity Raises Concerns in Latvia