• The hidden nuclear battle between Russia and US Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Cooling towers from the Limerick Generating Station, a nuclear power plant in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

    Russia has quietly taken the lead in the $500 billion nuclear export market, building new facilities as the U.S. sits on the sidelines.

  • Ukraine crisis means EU-US trade talks a priority Saturday, 22 Mar 2014 | 5:13 PM ET
    President Barack Obama gives a statement on the situation in the Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on March 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Russia's annexation of Crimea underlines the need for the United States and the European Union to deepen their economic ties via an ambitious trade deal.

  • Complacency in market: Pro  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities director; Jim Iuorio, Director; TJM Institutional Services; and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss how Russian military intervention in Ukraine will impact the economy.

  • Putin takes Crimea  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    John Herbst, former U.S Ambassador to Ukraine, discusses Russian military intervention in Ukraine.

  • Kudlow: Deflating Russia can be done Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 6:27 PM ET
    President Barack Obama gives a statement on the situation in the Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on March 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    The deflation of the Russian economy can be done through strict banking sanctions from both Europe and the U.S.

  • Export nat gas, energize energy independence: CEO  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Gary Evans, Magnum Hunter Resources CEO, shares his thoughts on America exporting natural gas to countries around the world, including Ukraine.

  • Geopolitics push oil prices  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Geopolitical tensions surrounding the Ukrainian crisis are giving oil prices a pop today, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Russia celebrates annexation with fireworks  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on what Moscow diplomats are saying about Crimea's annexation from Ukraine.

  • European markets closed higher on Friday, capping off a week which saw investors absorb U.S. data and brush aside Ukraine concerns.

  • Russian oligarchs tied up in US sanctions  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    Digging into what the U.S. sanctions do to oligarchs' travel and bank accounts, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • US sanctions hit oligarchs  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports how the U.S. sanctions on Russian officials are having an impact on their U.S. bank accounts.

  • Sanctions to weigh on Russian economy: Fitch  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    James McCormack, managing director at Fitch Ratings, discusses the impact sanctions will have on the Russian economy and says risks to the country's outlook are to the downside.

  • Russia, West ‘doomed to agree’ on gas issues Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    A drilling rig stands at OAO Gazprom's Bovanenkovo gas field

    Tensions between Russia and the West have flared once again—this time over gas supplies, but fund managers say Iran-style sanctions look unlikely.

  • Senator banned by Putin: But my Siberian vacation! Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind.

    Sen. Dan Coats found himself on a Russian sanctions list, and responded in the only way he knew how: cracking some jokes at Vladimir Putin's expense.

  • Cold war turned to capitalist war: NYT's Stewart  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    James Stewart, The New York Times columnist, discusses his column "Why Russia Can't Afford Another Cold War" and shares his views on Russia's power base.

  • Rubenstein: Tax everyone the same  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, shares his thoughts on proposed changes in the carried interest tax.

  • Russian shares tumble on US sanctions  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 8:01 AM ET

    President Putin signs bills officially annexing Crimea and bans some U.S. officials and lawmakers in retaliation, reports NBC's Richard Engel with the latest developments on the Ukraine crisis.

  • VC feeding frenzy in Silicon Valley right now: Pro  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, shares his thoughts on investing in new technology and explains why his firm does not engage in venture capital projects.

  • Private equity eyes emerging market plays  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    I think three percent growth is not unrealistic this year, says David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, sharing his outlook on the U.S. economy and where he is seeing the best investment opportunities.

  • Russia is hurting itself: Sweden PM  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, says Russia is hurting itself by continuing its aggressive behaviour, as a result of which it is facing more sanctions.