Sweden raises military alert level due to Ukraine crisis
STOCKHOLM — Sweden put its top military staff on higher alert on Friday as a result of the situation in Ukraine, the armed forces said.
It is already participating in international maneuvers in Finland, which borders Russia, and has moved its quick-response fighter jets to the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea, off Sweden’s southeast coast.
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