• Watch Art Cashin: Factors pushing stocks lower Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services discusses why the U.S. stock market was under pressure Monday.

  • Russia vs Ukraine: No contest  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports that despite intense diplomatic discussions, Russia continues to infiltrate Crimea. Peter Felstead, Jane's Defence, breaks down the size differential and defense budgets of the Russian and Ukrainian militaries.

  • Crimean referendum 'illegal': UK's Cameron  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    U.K. prime minister, David Cameron, says should it go forward, the Crimean referendum would be viewed as illegal and that there would be consequences for Russia if it continued to intervene.

  • Crimea now Putin's 'red line'  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    Protests continued over the weekend in Crimea and Ukraine, reports NBC's Jim Maceda, even as Russia appears to step even further onto Ukraine's doorstep.

  • Markets will punish Russia: Pro  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, explains why he thinks the Russian ruble will get weaker. And Carl Larry, explains why oil prices could continue to rise.

  • Sabre-rattling continues in Ukraine  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports tensions remain high between Russia and Ukraine, and Germany's Merkel remarks the Crimea referendum is illegal.

  • Crimean minefield reports are 'troubling'  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:40 AM ET

    International monitors were prevented from entering Crimea over the weekend, NBC's Jim Maceda reports, adding that some reports state that fresh minefields have been placed between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine.

  • Putin defends Crimea's push to hold referendum  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Maceda reports tensions remain high between Russia and Ukraine as the conflict between the two countries intensifies. Right now it's about money, energy and Putin, says Maceda.

  • Want to stop Putin? Go after the money  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 7:03 PM ET

    Go after the Russian oligarchs? Target Russian assets abroad? William Taylor, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and Stephen Myrow, Beacon Policy Advisors managing partner, discuss how to get Putin to back out of Crimea.

  • Russian military entrenched in Crimea  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    The Russian military is now firmly entrenched in Crimea and have no intention of leaving anytime soon, reports NBC's Jim Miklaszewski.

  • Crimean military post taken over: Witnesses Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Armed soldiers, identified as Russian forces, pose not far from Simferopol, on March 5, 2014.

    Armed men thought to be Russians drove a truck into a Ukrainian missile-defense post in Crimea and took it over without firing shots, sources said.

  • Why Ukraine's bailout money may end up in Russia Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    A section of the Bratstvo gas pipeline emerges from underground near Ivano-Frankvisk, Ukraine, Feb. 6, 2014.

    The bailout money Ukraine is getting may go directly to Russia, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Ukraine crisis & market impact  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Crimea referendum is likely to happen.

  • Russia tightening grip on Crimea  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the tensions in Ukraine. Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Crimea will be an integral part of Ukraine.

  • Russian FM Lavrov warns US of sanctions  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Russian PM Sergey Lavrov says any kind of sanctions against Russia would "boomerang" back against the U.S., reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • U.S. Treasury yields rose following the release of U.S. non-farm payrolls employment report.

  • CNBC's Steve Sedgwick spoke with the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk about the Crimean referendum.

  • The new emerging market hotspot: Ukraine? Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 12:09 PM ET
    Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group.

    Veteran emerging markets investor Mark Mobius said he remained interested in some Ukrainian stocks, after surprising gains in the market this year.

  • Ukrainian PM: Started process of diplomacy  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick spoke with the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk about the progress in Ukraine and Russia.

  • Ukrainian PM: There will be no referendum  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The Crimea Assembly is ready for secession from Ukraine.