Russia has protested to Germany's new ambassador over comments by the German finance minister. Wolfgang Schäuble likened the Russian takeover of Crimea to the Nazi annexation of the Sudetenland in 1938.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has hinted at higher defense spending from 2017 to respond to a world that's become "more unstable." He's also signaled more funds for development aid and internal security.
Ukraine's foreign minister has called for more international monitoring of a UN-backed truce with pro-Russian rebels. He also reiterated that Crimea should be returned to Ukraine.
The governing Reform Party in Estonia has won the parliamentary election, official results showed. The country has been dominated by economic issues and security concerns amid the instability in Ukraine.
Estonians are going to the polls in elections dominated by economic issues. But the vote is also marked by unease over neighboring Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
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