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President Vladimir Putin has urged President Barack Obama to discourage the Ukrainian government from using force against protesters.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama has wrapped up a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin about various aspects of the Ukraine crisis.
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NBC News' Jim Miklaszewski reports pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have defied Kiev's deadline to lay down their weapons.
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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.
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.
With Brazil, Russia, India, and China slowing, private equity firms are increasingly investing in other less-developed markets.
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.
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.
Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital, is concerned about a "tit-for-tat" response from Russia after Ukraine issued a deadline for pro-Russian separatists to disarm.
Anton Siluanov, Finance Minister of Russia, says Russia is not exercising any coercive power over Ukraine.
U.N. Security Council has called an emergency meeting at Russia's request to discuss the growing crisis
Armed separatists took virtual control of a city in eastern Ukraine and Kiev prepared troops to respond.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the G7 meeting broadly supported additional sanctions on Russia if the situation in Ukraine escalates.
Reza Moghadam, director of the IMF's European department, discusses the IMF's role in helping Ukraine out of its "dire financial solution", and touches upon gas price negotiations with Russia.
Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher sanctions over Ukraine, but other powers are reluctant to go along.