• Putin wants 'seat at table' in Ukraine policy: Pro  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    David Hauner, head of EEMEA fixed income and economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says Russian president Vladimir Putin's move into the Crimea is "defensive" and he is interested in maintaining influence in Ukraine.

  • Ukraine PM 'abandoned his post'  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    Sweden's foreign minister, Carl Bildt, discusses the West-versus-Russia confrontation ongoing in Ukraine's Crimea region.

  • 'Serene' megayacht finds safe harbor from Putin Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    M/V Serene 440-foot yacht owned by Yuri Scheffler, the founder of Stolichnaya Vodka.

    Vodka magnate Yuri Scheffler, visiting in New York, says he feels sorry for Ukraine. "There is only one law in Russia, and it's called 'Putin.'"

  • G-7: Will not recognize Crimea referendum Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 8:39 AM ET
    Russian armored personnel carriers reported to be heading to Simferopol of Crimea, Ukraine.

    The leaders of the G-7 nations said Wednesday they will not recognize the results of a coming referendum on Crimea's status.

  • Crimea vote looms as Obama meets with Ukraine PM Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 8:23 AM ET
    Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Berlin, February 17, 2014

    Ukraine prime minister will visit the White House as President Obama searches for a way to head off the crisis in Ukraine.

  • What's the next move in the Ukraine crisis?  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    NBC's foreign correspondent Jim Maceda, discusses the deadlock in the Ukraine crisis ahead of a referendum on Crimea's status on Sunday.

  • Russia tightens grip on Crimea  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    NBC's Ian Williams reports the referendum to determine if Crimea becomes a part of Russia is just days away. The Russians have blockaded around a Ukrainian naval base.

  • How to punish the Russian Oligarchs  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    Russian oligarchs are facing the prospect of economic fallout from the Ukrainian crisis. CNBC's Robert Frank discusses punishing the oligarchs.

  • European stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as as the crisis in Ukraine curbed enthusiasm for riskier assets.

  • Santelli Exchange: Putin's political chess game  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading partner, discuss how Vladimir Putin influences the global markets and the German economy.

  • Putin is a 'young Joe Stalin': Boone Pickens Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:20 AM ET
    T. Boone Pickens

    The Russian president's hold on the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine could pose a serious energy risk to Europe, oilman T. Boone Pickens says.

  • Yanukovich: Army will ignore 'criminal orders' Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:10 AM ET
    Ukrainian soldiers inside the Belbek military base

    Ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich insists that he remains Ukraine's legitimate president and commander-in-chief.

  • Boone: Strong natural gas prices through the summer  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder, discusses how natural gas inventories are likely to impact the price of natural gas.

  • Boone's natural gas energy plan  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder, shares his plans to use natural gas to fuel vehicles. It would be a "nightmare" to have the government build the infrastructure, says Boone.

  • T. Boone Pickens: 'Putin is a young Joe Stalin'  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder, talks about the nation's energy boom and sounds off on Russia's attempt to profit from Ukraine's natural resources.

  • Ousted Ukraine President insists he's in charge  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports Ukraine launches its national guard ahead, as Yanukovych declares he remains Ukraine's president and commander-in-chief.

  • Yanukovych: I remain Ukraine's president  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Maceda reports ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych insists he is still the legitimate leader of the Ukraine.

  • US LNG permits moving way too slow: Pro  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:19 PM ET

    Why LNG exports make sense, and why the government needs to speed up approvals, with Michael S. Smith, Freeport LNG Chairman & CEO, and Daniel Yergin, IHS Vice Chairman.

  • 'Crimea is lost': Nomura  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, explains why he thinks Ukraine and its Western allies have lost hold of Crimea, as the latter prepares for a referendum to join Russia on Sunday.

  • Russia vs Ukraine: 'No contest' if fighting starts Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 3:45 PM ET
    Russian armored personnel carriers reported to be heading to Simferopol of Crimea, Ukraine.

    When it comes to the conflict over Crimea, Ukraine has few if any military options.