On this 18 March most of European dailies have their headline on the crisis in Ukraine and the sanctions taken by the EU and the US against some Russian officials and businessmen as a retaliation for the "actions that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine", after Crimean voters massively chose to join Russia in a referendum deemed illegal by most of the international community.
'Conservatives will strengthen Defence' - Berlingske, Copenhagen.
'First sanctions against Moscow' - Die Presse, Vienna.
'Vuučić asks Dačić and Tadić to join the government' - Blic, Belgrade.
'A dead empire hunts to live' - Den, Kiev.
'The West cannot tolerate the Putin-method' - De Volkskrant, Amsterdam.
'The EU and the US freeze Putin's friends' accounts' - Die Welt, Berlin.
'Putin defies the West and begins the annexion of Crimea by decree' - El País, Madrid.
'Crimea returns to Russia!' - Komsomolskaya Pravda, Moscow.
'To where is going to go Putin, after the referendum in Crimea?' - Le Monde, Paris.
'The West sanction, Putin persists' - Le Soir, Brussels.
'The strong euro threatens Greek recovery' - I Nafthemporiki, Athens.
'Troika. Households will loose a billion in fiscal benefits since 2011' - I, Lisbon.
'Renzi-Merkel: the labor reform is positive' - Il Sole 24 Ore, Milan.