• 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".

  • 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.

  • Andrei Illarionov, Former Economic Policy Advisor to Vladimir Putin from 2000 to 2005, says Putin wants to establish a 'Ukranian Federation' out of the eastern part of the country.

  • Putin is re-enacting Crimea playbook: Pro     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says ongoing events in eastern Ukraine may see a repeat of Russia's actions in Crimea.

  • Putin to Obama: Russia not behind Ukraine protests Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:47 PM ET
    President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Oval Office on March 3, 2014.

    President Vladimir Putin has urged President Barack Obama to discourage the Ukrainian government from using force against protesters.

  • Pres. Obama speaks with Putin     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama has wrapped up a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin about various aspects of the Ukraine crisis.

  • Emerging opportunities: Pro     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    Nigel Hart, BlackRock, shares some good "hunting grounds" and investment opportunities in emerging markets.

  • NBC News' Jim Miklaszewski reports pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have defied Kiev's deadline to lay down their weapons.

  • Why traders expect gold to shine even brighter Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Gold has enjoyed a solid run this month. But some traders are starting to wonder why it hasn't risen even more.

  • This is the market's 'new fear gauge': Art Cashin Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Stocks surged on Monday and moved in lockstep with yields on benchmark 10-year Treasury notes, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC on Monday.

  • Pro-Russian separatists have seized another police station in Ukraine. NBC News' Ayman Mohyeldin reports there is a tense standoff unfolding between the pro-Russia separatist militia and the Ukraine government.

  • NBC News' Ayman Mohyeldin reports the Ukrainian government had given the pro-Russian separatists militias, who seized government buildings in various cities, a deadline to vacate those buildings. They failed to leave.

  • Ukraine threatens anti-terrorist operation     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    If the pro-Russian protesters and armed militants do not leave the occupied buildings in some cities of Ukraine, the country has threatened a full scale anti-terrorist operation. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera looks at the nervous Russian markets.

  • Private equity unloads BRICs, targets new regions Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Bangkok, Thailand.

    With Brazil, Russia, India, and China slowing, private equity firms are increasingly investing in other less-developed markets.

  • Ukraine: Government faces 'dilemma'     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    The Ukrainian government faces a "growing dilemma" as pro-Russian separatist militias have not relinquished control over the buildings they occupy despite the ultimatum, NBC's Ayman Mohyekdin reports.

  • Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, says Russian president Vladimir Putin will look to patch up relations with Europe after the annexation of Crimea because the country relies on trade with the continent.

  • Shell: Why a gas war in Europe is unlikely     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:31 AM ET

    Maarten Wetselaar, Executive VP, Integrated Gas Business at Shell, says gas prices in Europe are currently lower, indicating a lack of concern about geopolitical tensions in Ukraine.