As Crimeans go to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, media in the region is under intimidation from Russian soldiers and the militias that support them.
Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron stressed the need for a "coordinated European solution" to migrant arrivals from the Mediterranean. They also voiced concern for the humanitarian situation in Syria.
Domagoj Vida has apologized for a video posted on social media in which he said "glory to Ukraine" after Croatia's win over Russia. Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have been high since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.
For four years, sanctions have prohibited EU companies from offering services to tourists in Crimea. However, booking.com still has hotel reservations there for business travelers. Is the company skirting sanctions?
For more than four years, the German military has been flying injured Ukrainians to German cities for treatment. One German lawmaker fears "fascist" paramilitaries could be among them.
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