Poland and the Baltic states grew deeply nervous when Russia invaded and annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and then sent troops across Ukraine's eastern boarder. Poland and the Baltic states also feel threatened by Russia's recent deployment of nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad, the Russian territory wedged between Poland and Lithuania.
MH17: Ukraine fighter jets shot down close to crash site Wed, July 23, 2014 Ukraine has accused rebels of shooting down two fighter jets on Wednesday close to where the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed, killing all 298 passengers on board.
15th century monastery in the Black Forest in Germany. It is located in the Hirsau borough of Calw on the northern slopes of the Black Forest mountain range, in the present-day state of Baden-Württemberg.