Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta won Tuesday's confidence vote in Parliament.
KEYWORDS TODAY: Crimea
China's 2014 growth target will be 7.5%, which is the same as last year, but military spending will be 12.2% up.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with officials from the interim Ukrainian government in the capital Kiev on Tuesday.
Russian energy giant Gazprom has decided to scrap the special pricing regime it is holding for Ukrainian gas supplies.
Russia is not sending troops into Ukraine, but reserves the right to use "all means" to protect its citizens in the country, according to President Vladimir Putin.
The autonomous Ukrainian region of Crimea will have a separate Ministry of Defense.
The crisis in Ukraine could pose a threat to EU states with a considerable Russian minority population, such as the Baltic States, warned an EU official.
Moscow is ready to discuss its actions in Ukraine if Kiev sticks to the February 21 deal and if it forges a national coalition.
Lithuania recalled for consultations its ambassador to Moscow on Sunday over the crisis in Ukraine.
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said Russia is threatening peace in Europe.
Ukraine's security council ordered Sunday the Defense Ministry to launch a full military mobilisation in response to Russia sending more troops to Crimea.
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