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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.
Discussing Russia's involvement in Ukraine, with Don Jensen, Center for Transatlantic Relations and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
If Crimea tries to secede from Ukraine with Russian support, there's almost nothing Ukraine could do to stop it.
The "Fast Money" crew trades on uncertainty in Ukraine. And Retired US Army Gen. Wesley Clark assess the military situation there.
President Obama says any violation of Ukraine's sovereignty from Russia would be deeply destabilizing to Ukraine and not in the best interest of Europe.
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.
Details of the package were being hammered out, but Senator Chris Murphy, chairman of a Senate subcommittee on European Affairs, said the package would be part of "a broader, coordinated program" with the European Union, International Monetary Fund and other international partners.
LONDON, Feb 28- British Prime Minister David Cameron told President Vladimir Putin on Friday that Russia must respect the territorial integrity of Ukraine. "The Prime Minister emphasised that all countries should respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.
*Russian stock indexes down as Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion. MOSCOW, Feb 28- Russian stock indexes went on a rollercoaster ride on Friday, first plunging then rising then edging back down, amid conflicting reports about troop movements in Crimea in neighbouring Ukraine.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera shares her recollections of touring former President Yanukovych's palace and reports the ousted leader believes he is still president of Ukraine.
The important thing is for Ukraine to get financially and politically stabilized, says William Taylor, former US ambassador to Ukraine, sharing insight on the struggles facing Ukraine's new government and what the next six month should look like.
Russia says its forces were not involved in seizing two airports in Ukraine's Crimea region, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, Feb 28- Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what Ukraine's government described as an invasion and occupation by Russian forces, raising tension between Moscow and the West.
MOSCOW, Feb 28- Russian stock indexes and the rouble hit new lows on Friday on an escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea. Ukraine's interior minister accused Russia of armed invasion and occupation after Russian troops from the Sevastopol naval base took over a military airport near the city.
Ruble recovers losses as Ukraine news turns more positive. The yen and the Swiss franc rose on jitters over the possibility of Russian intervention in Ukraine, adding to concerns about emerging markets and driving capital into the world's traditional safe-haven currencies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to consider humanitarian assistance to the Russian-speaking region of Crimea.