• Back in the USSR     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the big divide within Ukraine over Mother Russia and the deep economic ties of former Soviet Republics.

  • EU wants US gas     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    Sanctions are in place and tensions remain high as G-7 leaders meet to discuss Russia's power grab in the Ukraine and the possibility of relaxing current gas export rules to the EU from the U.S., reports CNBC's Annette Weisbach.

  • Russian businesses 'seeing some pain': Pro     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Philip Uglow, chief economist at MNI, says that business confidence in Russia dipped in March, fueled by events in Ukraine and a big fall in exports number.

  • US power vacuum creates new risks: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    David Murrin, author of 'Breaking The Code of History' and CEO of Emergent Asset Management, says that events in Ukraine reveal the "decline of the West" and the power vacuum left by the U.S.

  • Can Ukraine-Russia standoff hurt Germany?     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    As long as Ukraine's instability remains contained within the Crimean peninsula, the impact on Germany's economy should be limited, says Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank.

  • Evan Freely, MD & Global Leader, Credit & Political Risk Practice at Marsh, discusses the probability of Russia sparking a credit contagion.

  • Gov. Perry: Putin does not fear US     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    Governor Rick Perry, (R-Texas), shares strategy for Crimea and discusses foreign policy and the energy boom.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's news conference today in the Netherlands regarding current situations in Ukraine.

  • Market has yet to deliver verdict on Russia Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    A unit claiming to Cossack and other citizen pro-Russian volunteers arrive to take up position outside a Ukrainian miltary base where heavliy-armed unidentifed soldiers have surrounded Ukrainian soldiers inside as Russian flag flies behind in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine.

    In the U.S. there may be appetite for clamping down on Russian aggression. In Germany, though, the clamor is decidedly more subdued.

  • More sanctions if Russia acts further: Dutch PM     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the U.S. and European Union are discussing "targeted sanctions" if Russia escalates the situation in Crimea.

  • Ukraine wants to "live peacefully with Russia" says Andriy Deshchytsia, Ukrainian foreign minister, urging both countries to sit down together, talk and "maybe drink Vodka."

  • Russia not interested in eastern Ukraine: Pro     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Thanos Papasavvas, strategist for fixed income and currencies at Investec Asset Management, says the panic in the market regarding Russia and Ukraine has gone away as Crimea was "the end game."

  • Go long NATO, short the euro: Expert     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 10:34 PM ET

    Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, advises investors how to trade amid ongoing geopolitical tensions.

  • Asia, pay more attention to Fed: Pro     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 10:16 PM ET

    Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, says Fed tapering will deal a greater blow to Asian financial markets, instead of the uncertainty in Ukraine.

  • Sanctions send soft signals to Russia: Pro     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 9:50 PM ET

    Stephen Yates, CEO at DC International Advisory, says the sanctions that have slapped on Russia have not been hard-hitting at all.

  • Wall Street in a 'strange dynamic': Pro     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 9:19 PM ET

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, says recent losses on Wall Street was caused by a myriad of factors, which include more than Chinese weak data and Ukraine tensions.

  • Friends thank and congratulate Larry Kudlow     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:27 PM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.); CNBC's Courtney Reagan; NBC's Tom Costello; and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management, thank Larry Kudlow for his many years of expertise and congratulate him on his retirement.

  • Andrew Card, former White House Chief of Staff; advises President Obama to seek council from wise people about the old Soviet Union to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Discussing Russian sanctions, with Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) Joint Economic Committee chairman, and Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R) former U.S Senator from Texas.

  • Need banking sanctions to hurt Putin: Kudlow     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) Joint Economic Committee chairman, provides an outlook for banking sanctions against Russia.