For EU unity has been in short supply here on the shores of the Baltic Sea, where Europe’s top diplomats gathered this week to forge a common strategy on the Ukraine crisis.
Several former Soviet bloc nations — including the three Baltic states and Tusk’s Poland — urge a tough line in the face of what they see as Russian aggression, while others like Germany and France are more careful to keep channels open.
[…] Putin has been wooing some nations like Hungary and Cyprus, making sure they can act as a thorn in the EU’s side.
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Source: San Francisco Chronicle