Optimism and danger march in step. It is hard to believe that Vladimir Putin is happy with the course of events in Ukraine. He may not have expected that the Ukrainians would fight so bravely, and as the German decision to send stingers and anti-tank weapons took almost everyone in the West by surprise, that was also surely true in Moscow. This weekend, Germany became a full member of Nato.
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