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Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.
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BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.
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Ukraine on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels of killing dozens of civilians fleeing the war-torn east, as crisis talks between Kiev and Moscow failed to halt months of bloodshed.
While officials in Berlin sought to play down the reports, Turkey summoned the German ambassador to demand an immediate investigation.
A North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit next month will settle on other ways of protecting the alliance's eastern flank, including previously floated plans for more war-games, a more robust command structure and warehousing equipment that would be needed in an emergency, Merkel and allied officials said.
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The Georgian-US exercises underscore the United States' efforts to deepen relations with NATO allies and partners, such as Georgia, as well as to help address common challenges, strengthen peace and stability in the Black Sea region, according to the U.S. embassy.
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Asian stocks drifted Monday as caution lingered after markets tumbled at the end of last week on reports Ukraine destroyed a Russian military convoy that had entered its east.
Hostilities in eastern Ukraine appeared to slip closer to the full-blown confrontation between Russia and the West that both sides say they want to avoid, as NATO accused Russia of "escalating" the conflict and Ukraine claimed to have destroyed Russian armored vehicles that crossed into its territory.
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