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  • Russia's actions 'pre-planned': Pro  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Andrew Foxall, director of the Russia Studies Center at the Henry Jackson Society, says that Russia's actions were "pre-planned".

  • Capital markets punishing Russia  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses the economic impact the Ukrainian crisis is having on the Russian economy.

  • Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes a political and diplomatic solution can be reached, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • US & allies have few options with Putin  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    Russia has sent troops to occupy Crimea. NBC's Jim Maceda discusses what leverage the U.S. and the EU have over Russia.

  • Ukrainian troops on high combat alert  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    NBC News Correspondent Jim Maceda reports Russian forces have occupied Crimea's airports, ferry ports and telecom towers.

  • The Ukrainian government is legitimate and Russia "needs to cope with this", Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister told CNBC, urging Putin to "immediately pull back" Russian troops.

  • Ukrainian government calls up reserve forces  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Russia is now firmly in control of Crimea, reports NBC's Jim Maceda, with the latest developments in the region.

  • Will capital markets punish Russia?  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports global stocks are lower but not nearly as low as Russian stocks which are showing signs of capital flight after Putin's threats to invade Ukraine.

  • Putin new Hitler of 21st century?  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 6:04 AM ET
    Ukrainian soldiers stand inside a Ukrainian military base as unidentified heavily armed soldiers stand outside, March 3, 2014, in Perevalne, Ukraine.

    The rhetoric is heating up as Russian forces move into Crimea, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick on the latest details from the escalating conflict between Ukraine and Russia.

  • Russia going for 'Georgian-style scenario': Pro  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says Russia is trying to provoke a "Georgian-style scenario" by forcing Ukraine to fire the first shot and says a Western-led military action against Russia is unlikely.

  • Putin is trying to pressure Ukraine into a certain economic agenda says Volodymyr Ariev, independent minister in the Ukrainian Parliament, adding that the country's army has been significantly weakened.

  • 'Calling for de-escalation': NATO  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:13 AM ET

    NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.

  • 'Yes, it's a war': Ukraine deputy secretary  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:07 AM ET

    Russia's intrusion in Ukraine is a declaration of war says Victoria Sumar, Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine, adding that Ukraine has "no reason to use armed forces right now."

  • Can the EU sanction Russia?  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    The European Union has little "beyond the diplomacy card" to punish Russia, reports CNBC's Carolin Roth from Brussels as economic sanctions could have big repercussions for the region's economy.

  • Russian minister withdraws from energy conference Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 10:48 PM ET
    Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak

    Russia's energy minister canceled his appearance before a global energy conference, where the Russian invasion of Crimea is now a part of the agenda.

  • Reading into Ukraine's situation  Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 10:02 PM ET

    Jonathan Pain, Author of 'The Pain Report', says 'the unimaginable have become imaginable' in Ukraine and markets are now beginning to 'price in a possible contagion'.

  • Kerry's statement 'good and sober': Herbst  Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 8:18 PM ET

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's statement to Russia was 'good and sober', says John Herbst, Director of the Center for Complex Operations at the National Defense University.

  • Ukrainian and Russian troops in a standoff  Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 7:13 PM ET

    Russian solders seized control of Crimea on Sunday in a bloodless coup. CNBC's Bill Neely reports.

  • Reading the Ukraine crisis  Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Leslie Holmes, Professor at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, analyzes latest developments in Ukraine after Russia seized Crimea in a bloodless coup on Sunday.

  • Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group, explains why he thinks geopolitical uncertainty, sparked by the crisis in Ukraine at the moment, may be at levels worse than the September-11 attacks.