President Obama says the sanctions are not a declaration of a new Cold War against Russia, but specific issue related to Russia's unwillingness to recognize Ukraine can chart its own path.» Read More
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev, Ukraine, on the events taking place in Crimea. The Ukraine Prime Minister urges Russia's Putin to stop its forces in Ukraine.
*Russia strengthens control over Crimea, calls U.N. meeting. The U.N. Security Council announced it will hold its third emergency meeting on the Ukraine crisis on Monday, this time at Russia's request, as Moscow tightens its hold on Crimea, diplomats said.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services explains the indirect route by which the Ukraine crisis is affecting stocks.
Russian television isn't pulling any punches when it comes to what it thinks about Ukraine and the United States.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the situation in Crimea, and the impact to the global markets.
NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday alongside other risky assets globally as Ukraine and Russia prepared for possible war after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor.
LONDON, March 3- Russia's power play for Ukraine's Crimea region is putting to flight foreign stock and bond investors, who are rattled by the Kremlin's overruling of the country's economic interests in favour of its military ambitions.
Discussing the impact of unrest in Ukraine on the global economy, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; Gemma Godfrey, Brooks Macdonald; and the FMHR traders.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev, Ukraine, on the economic malaise there.
LONDON, March 3- A mild winter and improved infrastructure mean Europe and Ukraine are less reliant on Russian natural gas than in past years, easing worries that the escalating crisis in Ukraine could hurt supplies.
Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president, discusses the standoff in Ukraine and what is likely Vladimir Putin's next move.
Secretary of State John Kerry is on his way to Kiev, Ukraine, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Luxury stocks fell after Russia's invasion of Crimea raised the risk that European governments could impose visa restrictions on Russian shoppers.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses how global markets are likely to react to the Ukrainian crisis and why it's logical for Germany to take the lead on an economic approach with Ukraine.
Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill shares his opinions on sanctions against Ukraine and weighs in on how the G8 can pressure Russia. "G8 doesn't serve any useful purpose in the modern complex world," O'Neill says.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs shows how Europe is reacting to tensions in Ukraine.
RUSSIAN CENTRAL BANK SAYS THAT AFTER MOSCOW FINANCIAL MARKETS STABILISE IT WILL CONTINUE ON ITS PATH TO INFLATION TARGETING AND ROUBLE'S FREE FLOAT- PRESS OFFICE.
*Gold hits 4- month highs on safe-haven buying. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, March 3- Gold, crude oil and grains surged on Monday while industrial metals slid as investors reacted to escalating tensions between Moscow and Kiev after the Russian military tightened its grip on Ukraine's Crimea region.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports the chief commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet has issued an ultimatum to Ukrainian forces to surrender or be subjected to an armed assault.
Andrew Foxall, director of the Russia Studies Center at the Henry Jackson Society, says that Russia's actions were "pre-planned".