Residents of Gotland, Sweden, are concerned about the latest Russian military maneuvers taking place just a few hundred kilometers away. Sweden responds by hosting a major NATO military exercise.
Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist said Sweden will provide troops only if both Russia and the West agree. Western officials are considering deploying a force led by non-NATO nations in eastern Ukraine.
Russian foreign policy has hardened under President Vladimir Putin. Although Russia is looking for cooperation, it is not afraid of confrontation, which has often led to difficult foreign relations. DW has the lowdown.
As Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic meets with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, his country is keeping both Russia and the West at bay. But will the country eventually have to choose one path?
The Baltic Sea island of Gotland is planning to reject a request by Gazprom to rent its harbor. The decision comes amid growing security concerns over Russia's influence in Europe.
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