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Russia Weighs Its Options After Ukraine's Elections

People pass an electoral tent Oct. 22 at Lenin Square in Slovyansk. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine's New Government Trapped by Old Problems

EU commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn (2L) and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite (2R) stand by a model of the world's first new-build LNG floating storage regasification unit in November 2013. (PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia's Hold on the Baltics Loosens