- US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe Updated: Apr-19-14 7:34 pm
- US Senator McCain mocks EU's Russia sanctions Updated: Apr-15-14 1:16 pm
- New Estonian government sworn in Updated: Mar-26-14 11:26 am
WASHINGTON - The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
TALLINN, Estonia - Sen. John McCain of Arizona has dismissed the European Union's sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as "almost a joke" during a tour of the Baltic countries.
TALLINN, Estonia - A new government has taken office in Estonia, led by the youngest prime minister in the European Union.