Thousands of supporters of Russian president Vladimir Putin's hard line in Crimea gather in Moscow, as a Russian truck enters a Ukrainian base in Sevastopol.
Germany's foreign minister, Heiko Maas, has said it's far too early to discuss Russia returning to a group of the world's most powerful economies. Foreign ministers from the G7 met ahead of a leaders' summit in June.
NATO foreign ministers are due to meet in Brussels to discuss increasingly bitter relations with Russia. Tensions have led the United States to move back into an Icelandic air base it left more than a decade ago.
The G7 is to examine more closely Russia's attempts to sow "doubt and confusion" abroad, Britain's foreign secretary has said. The announcement was made on the sidelines of a ministerial meeting in Canada.
Street protests have forced the resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan just days after he took up the post. The rapid turn of events could shake up Russia's interests in the region.
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