• Malaysia Airline confirms lost contact of MH17  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports there is official confirmation from Malaysia Airlines.

  • Last known MH17 contact was 33,000 feet  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    At that altitude the airlines clearly thought they were free of danger, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Market reaction to Malaysia MH-17  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, UBS, look at how the markets are reacting to unconfirmed reports that Malaysian jet MH-17 was shot down.

  • A Malaysian passenger airline has crashed in the Ukraine near the Russian border. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Malaysian Airlines has confirmed losing contact with flight MH-17.

  • Malaysian jet crashes in Eastern Ukraine: Reuters  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    A Malaysian passenger airline has crashed in the Ukraine near the Russian border, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Who will the sanctions hurt the most?  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Frank Schauff, CEO of the Association of European Businesses, argues that the latest U.S. sanctions against Russia will impact European businesses.

  • Russian sanctions 'blow' for sentiment: Pro  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Tatiana Orlova, senior economist for Russia, CIS and Israel at RBS, says the latest round of Russia sanctions were a blow to markets sentiment.

  • Sen Corker: 'Hallelujah' on new Russian sanctions Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 9:29 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker

    Republican Sen. Bob Corker applauds President Obama's newly imposed sanctions on Russia for its role in destabilizing Ukraine.

  • New US sanctions against Russia 'outstanding': Corker  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the ranking Republican on the Foreign Relations Committee, tells CNBC he has to give President Barack Obama credit where credit is due.

  • Germany keen to talk to Moscow: Pro  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:35 AM ET

    Carsten Nickel, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses Germany's stance on the new Russian sanctions and says the country is keen to keep "talking channels" open.

  • Sanctions: Markets have 'heard this before'  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, says the latest U.S./EU sanctions on Russia are unlikely to have any effect, especially as the new BRICS' development bank should "change the dynamic".

  • Russian sanctions: Merkel is 'in the driving seat'  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, and Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, agree that Angela Merkel's role in the negotiations with Russia will be "critical".

  • EU sanctions not major blow, but shows intent: Pro  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 2:35 AM ET

    Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says that the European Union's sanctions on Russia are not a major blow to the country's economy, but it shows the bloc's intent.

  • EU leaders pressure Russia with more sanctions  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    European Union leaders imposed further sanctions on Russia, ramping up the pressure on President Vladimir Putin. Europe's leaders talk to CNBC about the move - with some calling for more action.

  • US sanctions will take relations to dead end: Putin Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:26 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    Russian President Putin warned that U.S. sanctions will take relations with Russia to a "dead end" and damage U.S. business interests.

  • Russia sanctions 'misthought out': Pro  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Former British ambassador to Russia, Tony Brenton, says the sanctions agreed by EU leaders are "accentuating antagonism" between Russia and the West.

  • President Obama addresses situations in Afghanistan, Iran and diplomatic efforts to end violence between Israel and Hamas. President Obama also announces expanded sanctions against Russian businesses and individuals.

  • Obama widens sanctions against Russia Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the faltering immigration reform agenda to the news media with in the Rose Garden at the White House June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC

    President Obama escalated sanctions against Russia on Wednesday by targeting a series of large banks and energy and defense firms.

  • Russia tries energy diplomacy close to US shores Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:55 PM ET
    A gas drilling operation in Cuba.

    Vladimir Putin swung through Latin America arranging energy deals—but that's not the only thing he hoped to achieve.

  • Investing in Russia more difficult now: Pro  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    Martina Bozadzhieva, senior analyst for Central and Eastern Europe at Frontier Strategy group, discusses investing in Ukraine and Russia and says forecasting and putting targets are the main challenges.