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    Munich Security Conference 2015

    The Munich Security Conference was held from February 6 to 8 in the Bavarian capital. This year, the conference was attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US Secretary of State John Kerry and US Vice President Joe Biden. The Munich Security Conference (Die Munchner Sicherheitskonferenz), sometimes referred to as the “Davos of Defense,” is an international, nongovernmental, independent conference for discussing major security issues. The conflict in Ukraine was at the center of this key meeting on European security.