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TOKYO, March 3- Stocks slid while oil prices shot up on Monday, after Russia bloodlessly seized a part of Ukraine, escalating tensions between Russia and the West to a level not seen since the end of the Cold War.
MOSCOW, March 3- Russian assets were set to plummet on Monday, with analysts seeing the rouble down 2 percent at opening and the MICEX share index dropping below 1,400 points after President Vladimir Putin declared the right to invade Ukraine at the weekend.
SINGAPORE, March 3- Oil hit multi-month highs and wheat climbed more than 4 percent on Monday as rising tension between Ukraine and Russia fueled worries over supply disruptions, with gold gaining more than 1 percent as Kiev prepares for war.
*Oil prices jump on risk of war in Ukraine. SINGAPORE, March 3- Brent and U.S. crude oil rallied more than $2 per barrel to multi-month highs on Monday, lifted by rising tension in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour.
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SEOUL, March 3- Brent and U.S. crude oil rallied more than $2 per barrel to multi-month highs on Monday, lifted by rising tension in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour. Putin secured permission from his parliament on Saturday to use military force to protect Russian citizens in Ukraine and told U.S.
TOKYO, March 3- Escalating political tensions in Ukraine pressured Asian stocks on Monday, forcing anxious investors to cut their exposure to riskier assets in favour of traditional safe haven bets such as the Japanese yen and Swiss franc.
March 2- U.S. equity futures dipped at the open of electronic trading on Sunday, with concerns about Russia's aggression in the Ukraine weighing on sentiment. Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday after President Vladimir Putin secured permission from his parliament on Saturday to use military force to protect Russian citizens in Ukraine.
March 2- U.S. equity futures dipped at the start of electronic trading on Sunday, with concerns about Russia's aggression in the Ukraine weighing on sentiment. The Standard& Poor's 500 E-mini futures, the most popularly traded equity futures contract, fell 15.75 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1842.00 in early trading.
*Putin threatens invasion to protect Russian citizens in Ukraine. SYDNEY, March 3- The Japanese yen rose across the board on Monday while investors gave risk currencies such as the Australian dollar a wide berth as Ukraine mobilised for war after Russia's President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade the neighbouring country.
The word 'fascist' was used several times throughout the debate in Russia's parliament over whether to send troops into Ukraine.
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked parliament for permission to use the country's military in Ukraine.
*Obama warns Russia over reports of military movements. *Ukraine accuses Russia, Moscow denies involvement. President Barack Obama has warned Russia against any military intervention in Ukraine after the country's new leaders accused Moscow of deploying forces in the Crimea region.
*Obama steps into Ukraine- Russia tension over Crimea. WASHINGTON, Feb 28- President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that military intervention in Ukraine would lead to "costs," as tension with old foe President Vladimir Putin rose in a Cold War-style crisis.
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If Crimea tries to secede from Ukraine with Russian support, there's almost nothing Ukraine could do to stop it.
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CNBC's Eamon Javers previews President Obama's statement on tensions in Ukraine set to take place late Friday afternoon. Willis Sparks, Eurasia Group, provides insight.
President Obama is set to speak on tensions in Ukraine late Friday afternoon. Meet the Press moderator David Gregory provides insight into what the president may say.