• *Gold and oil climb as Ukraine tensions spur safety bids. NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday alongside other risky assets globally as tensions in Ukraine and Russia escalated after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor.

  • Putin’s Kampf Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    If the West intends to be taken seriously, it needs to act as decisively as Putin has, argues a member of the European Parliament.

  • Russian anchor takes jab at NATO     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:30 PM ET

    CNBC producer Dina Gusovsky monitors Russia's aggressive media coverage. "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour provides insight.

  • It's time to export 'abundance' of US oil: Senator Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:28 PM ET
    Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R.-Alaska

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is asking the Department of Energy to analyze the economic impact of selling U.S. crude abroad.

  • Russia in control of Crimean peninsula     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    Russian forces have either occupied or surrounded all government buildings, Ukranian military bases, a key port and telecom towers. NBC's Jim Maceda has more on the situation in Ukraine.

  • Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter discusses Russia and Ukraine's impact on commodity prices.

  • Former U.S Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst discusses Russia's strategic position in Ukraine as well as what NATO should do now.

  • CANBERRA, March 4- Drought conditions across Australia's east coast will cut production of key agricultural commodities such as wheat and beef next season and reduce exports, the government's chief commodities forecaster said on Tuesday.

  • Does Vladimir Putin care about the Russian people? CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rep. Adam Kinzinger, (R-IL), House Foreign Affairs Committee, discuss what sanctions and restrictions the U.S. may be able to impose on Russia and how the fallout will affect the Russian people.

  • Russia's impact on energy     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Discussing the threat Russian aggression poses to Europe's natural gas supplies, with Willis Sparks Eurasia Group analyst.

  • NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. stocks sold off 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.

  • Possible outcomes for unrest in Ukraine     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    Discussing Vladimir Putin's objective and America's options in Ukraine, with Retired Army Colonel Jack Jacobs.

  • No military solutions to Ukraine crisis     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    NBC's Chief Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski reports there is no talk of a U.S. military attack on Russia and there is no indication Russia is going to move beyond Crimea.

  • Russian energy a threat to Europe, but not the US Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:58 PM ET
    A section of the Bratstvo gas pipeline emerges from underground near Ivano-Frankvisk, Ukraine, Feb. 6, 2014.

    Russia may be able to threaten Europe with nat gas disruptions, but that leverage doesn't extend to the United States.

  • US, EU ready sanctions as Russia denies ultimatum Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama.

    US stocks fell sharply and gold rose as tensions grew over the situation in Crimea.

  • *EU foreign ministers meet to discuss situation in Ukraine. BRUSSELS, March 3- European Union foreign ministers held out the threat of sanctions against Russia on Monday if Moscow fails to withdraw its troops from Ukraine, while offering to mediate between the two, alongside other international bodies.

  • President Barack Obama addresses the "deeply troubling" situation in Crimea, and the "costly proposition" overtime for Russia.

  • Russia's nat gas market at risk?     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports over three quarters of Russia's natural gas exports go to Europe. Russia cut supplies to the Ukrainian pipeline in 2006 and 2009 over price disputes, leaving Ukrainians without heat.

  • Ukraine & your money     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    Investors are looking for value around the world. Where to invest now, with Stephen Wood, Russell Investments, and Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev, Ukraine, where flowers and candles remain everywhere where bloodshed took place. He shares his opinions on the politics there.