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Demonstrators stand around a peace sign during a vigil for Ukraine near the European Union headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday. Activists are calling on EU leaders to impose a full ban on Russian fuel. Valeria Mongelli/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks as he arrives for a visit of the Joint Operations Command of the German armed forces in Schwielowsee near Berlin, March 4. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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With war on its doorstep, Germany plans a major military buildup

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Joe Biden meets with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Munich in 2015. Relations will no doubt be far more cordial under Biden, but Europe and the U.S. have differences that transcend the Trump administration. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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