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FILE - The May 10, 2010 file photo shows the shadow of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she addresses the media after a meeting with German parliament floor leaders about the European Union bail-out in Berlin. By rejecting an EU bailout and turning to Russia for help, Cyprus is exposing growing frustration and dwindling solidarity within a bloc that was meant to bring the continent closer together after World War II. The chaos over the rescue plan, which the Cypriot parliament roundly rejected Tuesday, has renewed many of doubts about the legitimacy of the European project _ notably over perceived German dominance and threats to national sovereignty. The extraordinary spectacle of an EU member seeking salvation from the old Cold War enemy has raised deep questions about how far Europe can and will go to take care of its own.   (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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