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4:05 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

Ukraine's $13 Billion Bid For European Relevance

Originally published on Tue June 19, 2012 5:59 pm

Ukraine was hoping that co-hosting the Euro 2012 soccer championship would showcase its entry into the European community of nations. It hasn't turned out that way. Several leaders, including Germany's Angela Merkel, have stayed away to protest the jailing of Ukraine's former prime minister.