Fighting Words Schäuble Says Putin's Crimea Plans Reminiscent of Hitler

He's not the first to do it, but he's a big enough player that it could worsen tensions. On Monday, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said he saw parallels between Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea and Adolf Hitler's land grab of Sudetenland.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble: A questionable comparison could add fuel to the fire in Crimean crisis.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble: A questionable comparison could add fuel to the fire in Crimean crisis.

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