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CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses Crimea's referendum vote to join Russia. The FMHR traders discuss how to play the global markets.
Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, describes the upcoming referendum in Crimea as "a joke" as, he says, the question only allows for voters to choose unification with Russia.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses the looming Crimean referendum and reports on increasing violence in the eastern part of Ukraine.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the Russian ruble and bonds as the Crimea vote looms.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss how the slowdown in China and tensions in Ukraine are impacting the U.S stock market.
VEB needs to be recapitalized to fund housebuilding projects, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, according to a news agency.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on comments made by Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, as well as the impact of the Ukraine crisis on the Russian economy.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on questions over the Crimea ballot, and Ukrainians are very nervous about the outcome of the Crimea vote.
Samuel Greene, founding director of King's Russia Institute at King's College London, says that even if Crimea votes to join Russia, the ultimate decision will be made in Moscow where the government will need to weigh the pros and cons of annexation.
Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, says the results of the referendum on Crimea is predictable.
Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of SocGen, says the company is "committed" to the Russian market despite the tensions between Russia and the European Union over Ukraine, and the threat of sanctions.
Adam Hewison, President & Chief Strategist at INO.com, says ongoing instability in Ukraine is far more serious than imagine, with Russian president Vladimir Putin seemingly determined to bring Ukraine back under Russia.
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks with interim Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk as he arrived at Heartland Brewery Chophouse in NYC for a dinner with the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America following his address to the UN Security Council.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, says the oil market has stayed stable because there has been no disruption to supply from the Ukraine crisis and it is unlikely the situation will turn into military conflict.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera they will use all possible means to preserve territorial integrity. CNBC's Dominic Chu provides insight.
William George, Harvard Business School professor and former Medtronic Chairman & CEO, discusses Russia sanctions and avoiding military escalation and conflicts.
Discussing how to trade geopolitical concerns, with Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners, and Kenneth Heebner, Capital Growth Management. Bouroudjian calls today selloff a large global margin call.
Weakness in German stocks on Thursday was a wake-up call for U.S. investors, who were 'disillusioned' about China's slowdown and the Ukraine-Russia standoff, resulting in a plunge on Wall Street, says Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group.
As we countdown to the contentious Crimea referendum set for Sunday 16 March, events continue to move apace. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev with the latest.
Billions of Western dollars in aid to Ukraine will likely end up in the coffers of the Russian government thanks to a bond clause.