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  • Violence getting worse in east Ukraine: Pro  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    James Marson, reporter at the Wall Street Journal, said the violence in east Ukraine is getting "a lot worse" as reports of shootings surface.

  • US could hit Putin with sanctions, State Dept says Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    A sign advertising Visa and Mastercard payment services sits in the window of a Crocs shoe store inside the Okhotny Ryad shopping mall in Moscow.

    Jen Psaki of the State Department suggested that Vladimir Putin could be sanctioned by the US over the crisis in Ukraine, but not immediately.

  • Ukrainian PM: Truce deal depends on Russia  Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    Speaking to NBC's Meet the Press, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Prime Minister of Ukraine, discusses what needs to be done to calm the violence in eastern Ukraine.

  • Obama skeptical about progress in Ukraine Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before a bilateral meeting to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine, in Geneva Thursday, April 17, 2014.

    Foreign ministers meeting in Geneva agreed "initial concrete steps" to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, they said in a joint statement.

  • President Obama answers questions about the state of Ukraine and Russia's diplomatic handling of the crisis.

  • Russia's 'foreign policy adventure' hits its bonds Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    A pro-Russian soldier stands guard outside an administrative building in Slavyansk, Ukraine, on April 16, 2014.

    As tension persists between Russia and Ukraine, markets' view on Russian bonds has turned increasingly icy.

  • Kudlow: Raise dollar, will knock oil down  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    American oil companies are telling our U.S. state department they don't want a full-scale financial sanctions war, explains CNBC's Larry Kudlow. He makes the case for raising the value of the U.S. Dollar by 15 percent which he says will kill the price of oil.

  • Real progress in Geneva  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick provides an update from Geneva, where Ukraine talks are taking place.

  • Russia to Western business: Everything's just fine Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:06 PM ET
    A pro-Russian gunman clears the way for a combat vehicle with gunmen on top in Slovyansk, Ukraine, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

    Russia has dug itself a deep economic hole in exchange for its geopolitical ambitions, and the problem's getting worse.

  • Kerry on 'concrete steps' to ease Ukraine crisis  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry comments after a meeting in Geneva with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and representatives of the EU and Ukraine.

  • Russian retailer Lenta undeterred by Ukraine crisis Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    A customer counts ruble banknotes to pay for goods at a Lenta supermarket in Moscow, Russia.

    The head of a leading Russian hypermarket chain has shrugged off the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, and signaled willingness to open a store in Crimea.

  • Ukraine has no impact on Lenta: CEO  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.

  • Ukraine is prepared to take action: Pro  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alan Mendoza, executive director at the Henry Jackson Society, and Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the impact on markets.

  • Snowden sighting  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden asks a question during Russian President Putin's annual Q&E session, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Russia's Putin holds annual Q&A  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports some of the highlights from Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual talk.

  • Diplomats hold Ukraine talks  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 6:07 AM ET

    The United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine are holding talks in Geneva to try and negotiate an end to the Ukraine crisis, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • What makes Fabergé fascinating  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Geoffrey Munn, managing director at Wartski, discusses the history behind the Fabergé egg after a third Imperial egg was found by a scrap-metal dealer in the U.S.

  • Shorting euro/dollar: Why it's a good idea  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says "volatility" trades are attractive and suggests shorting euro/dollar.

  • Ukrainian foreign minister Andrii Deshchytsia, says a breakthrough in the situation in the country is possible if there is a "will".

  • Risks of US sanctions on Russia  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    Discussing lessons from past sanction cases, and the risks with U.S. sanctions on Russia, with Robert Kahn, Council on Foreign Relations. He thinks this could be "Putin's Lehman moment."