Breaking from a historic tradition of Swiss neutrality, Switzerland say they will adopt all EU sanctions on Russia effective immediately in response to the invasion. Swiss banks are believed to hold billions of dollars in Russian funds.
Switzerland's Federal Assembly votes to officially withdraw the country's application to join the European Union. Following the vote, foreign minister Didier Burkhalter was quoted as saying that the government will now tell the EU to “consider the application as withdrawn”.
John Kerry, the United States Secretary of State, is taken to hospital in Switzerland with a broken leg following a cycling accident in the nearby French town of Scionzier. Kerry had been in Geneva negotiating with the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Freedom Flotilla II: The Greek Coast Guard pursues with water cannons then boards the ship carrying activists from Belgium, Canada, Italy, Switzerland and Turkey after an unsuccessful attempt to leave Crete harbour.
Almost $1 billion linked to besieged Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and overthrown Egyptian and Tunisian leaders Hosni Mubarak and Zine El Abidine Ben Ali are found in Switzerland. Mubarak had previously denied having wealth in foreign bank accounts.