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German finance minister compares Putin to Hitler

31.03.14 @ 18:53

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German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Monday compared Russia's annexation of Crimea to a similar move made by Hitler when he invaded Czechoslovakia to 'protect' the rights of Germans living there. Chancellor Merkel distanced herself from Schaeuble, saying that Crimea is a "stand-alone case" of a breach of international law.

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