• 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."

  • Cashin: Good chance the 'momentum selloff' is over Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Longtime trader Art Cashin believes Wednesday's across-the-board rally could be the one to end the selloff in momentum stocks.

  • Russia will not risk harsher sanctions: Pro  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory Partners, says investors should not be worried about harsher economic sanctions on Russia, despite continuing tensions with Ukraine.

  • Russia's economy feels the sting of Ukraine crisis Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    First quarter economic growth in Russia slowed and Moscow's economy minister is attributing it to uncertainty over the Ukraine crisis.

  • Ukraine crisis a 'wake up call' for EU: Pro  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:40 AM ET

    Philippe Legrain, author of the European Spring, says the European Union needs to realize that "we don't live in a postmodern la-la land".

  • Sergiy Kruglyk, director of international affairs at the National Bank of Ukraine, says that the country is using monetary policy tools to try and stabilize the Ukrainian economy.

  • Ukrainians in east feel 'marginalized': Pro  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Thomas Grove, correspondent at Reuters, says the Ukrainians in the east of the country feel "marginalized" and want their voices to be heard.

  • Ukraine takes action to dislodge separatists Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 7:51 PM ET
    People sing the Ukrainian national anthem during a pro-Ukraine rally in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk.

    Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking East.

  • Here's what you need to know about Ukraine crisis Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    Demonstrators hold Russian flags n the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk

    At the end of February, Ukraine's months-long conflict erupted into a series of violent clashes. Here's what you should know.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Ukrainian government is saying it has now taken control of the airport where heavy gunfire was reportedly opened.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera shares a report Russian President Vladimir Putin expects to see a clear United Nations condemnation of Kiev's "anti-constitutional" actions in Eastern Ukraine.

  • When fear builds, investors buy US bonds  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera says reporters of the Associated Press and Reuters heard heavy gunfire near an airport of Kramatorsk, Ukraine. Caruso-Cabrera looks at the rally in U.S. Treasurys.

  • Warnings fly in tense call between Obama and Putin Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama said to President Putin during a phone call that Russia would have to face further sanctions if it continues its actions in Ukraine.

  • Will Ukraine attack pro-Russian militias?  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    The Ukrainian town of Slovyansk is under the control of a pro-Russian militia and there's been no indication of a Ukrainian army attack yet says James Marson, reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

  • Why you should be overweight on Russia  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    Peter Garnry, equity strategist at Saxo Bank, expects equities to continue to outperform bonds in 2014 and advises investing in Russia, South Korea as well as Spain and Italy.

  • Ukraine: What Russia wants  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Lilit Gevorgyan, CIS analyst at IHS Global Insight, says Russia wants Ukrainian regions to be more autonomous so they can veto deeper integration in the European Union and NATO.

  • Ukraine is 'under attack': Politician  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 3:13 AM ET

    Olexander Scherba, Ukrainian ambassador-at-large, says the country is "under attack" and "ready to respond".

  • Putin has 'a lot of sway' in Ukraine crisis: Pro  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Samuel Greene, founding director at King's Russia Institute at King's College London, says Putin is controlling events in East Ukraine.

  • Russia wants control of East Ukraine: Pro  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:13 AM ET

    Carlo Gallo, director at Enquirisk, says Russia's "endgame" is to control East Ukraine and disrupt the country's integration with the European Union.

  • Why markets could become immune to Ukraine  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    As long as instability remains contained within the borders of Ukraine, Jonathan Pain, Author of the Pain report, says global financial markets will slowly become 'desensitized' to it.