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As tensions in Ukraine escalate, power players from both sides of the conflict may be reaping benefits.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chairman, provides perspective on the growing unrest between Ukraine and Russia.
Jorgen Buhl Rasmussen, CEO of Carlsberg, says the group has lowered its expectations in Russia but that its performance in Western Europe and Asia should somewhat offset the Russian decline.
NBC's Keir Simmons reports a third Ukrainian military helicopter has been shot down, and City Hall is being run by pro-Russian militia.
Discussing Russia President Vladimir Putin's popularity, and the intensifying situation in Ukraine, with Miles Nadal, MDC Partners Chairman & CEO.
Ivan Mazalov, director at Prosperity Capital Management, says sanctions have had a limited impact on the Russian economy and discusses his strategy on investing in Russia.
Since the start of the Ukrainian conflict, Russia has increased its air activity over the Pacific Ocean, near California and the island of Guam.
Robert Kahn, Council on Foreign Relations, explains why financial sanctions will have a powerful impact on Russia.
The U.S. is planning to use an anti-tax-evasion law to punish Russia for its actions in Ukraine, which could prove to be more costly than sanctions.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says Ukraine is heading for a tense weekend as Russia celebrates its Victory Day, Putin's first official visit to Crimea and the separatists' planned referendum.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, says bubbling tensions in Ukraine will likely hurt global risk appetite going forward.
Wondering why the market can’t really break out? Jim Cramer is, too. Here's what he's found.
Senior U.S. Treasury official David S. Cohen is leaving Tuesday in an effort to increase coordination with European allies against the Russians, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
With news dominated by violence in Ukraine and weak data out of China, buying the dips has become an easy way to get burned, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Vladimir Mau, director at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, discusses the Russian economy and says the slow growth rate is not due to recent political events.
Ken Courtis, chairman of Starfort Holdings, says sanctions on Russia could cause a "credit crisis" in the global economy.
OECD Secretary General, Angel Gurria, says the situation in Ukraine is hitting global economic and political confidence.
Bill Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, discusses implications tensions in Ukraine and Russia have on the market and economy. Browder sees gas supplies to Europe a major concern.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel's plan for a diplomatic solution in Ukraine.
Some American CEOs are now bailing out of attending Russian President Putin's economic forum in Saint Petersburg. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports which are still attending.