Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson International correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is based in Berlin and covers Central Europe for NPR. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning programs including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

For German Fans In Berlin Beer Garden, National Pride Is No Problem

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Chancellor's Tough Talk Against Russia Makes Germans Nervous

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In Ukraine, Two Men Claim To Be The Leader Of Donetsk

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Spurning Putin's Calls For Delay, Ukrainian Separatists Forge Ahead

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For Separatists, Ballots Are On Their Way — But Plans Are Still Pending

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Marchers And Mayhem In Eastern Ukraine City Roiled By Protests

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Russia Faces Further Sanction Over Its Actions In Ukraine

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As Putin Rides Wave Of Popularity, Opposition May Get Swept Under

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Deal To Ease Ukraine Crisis Delays New Sanctions On Russia

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Out Of A Tough Day Of Diplomacy, A Surprising Deal On Ukraine

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Russia's Move Into Ukraine Turns Allies Into Adversaries

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Angst In Germany Over Invasion Of American English

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Truce Brokered In Ukraine Appears To Be Breaking Down

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Germany's new defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, right, chats with German soldiers who have served in Afghanistan, at a training center in Letzlingen on Jan. 28. Von der Leyen has said she would like to see German forces participate more with other European troops in foreign peacekeeping missions. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's New Defense Minister: More Peacekeeping Missions Welcome

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