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  • Harwood: On a diplomatic track for now     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:31 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reacts to Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.

  • Sec. Kerry: Hope ideas lead to de-escalation     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry discusses the parameters of his discussions with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to continue discussions to help stabilize and overcome the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry also commented on Lebanon saying the U.S. is deeply concerned about security and sovereignty of the people of Lebanon.

  • WRAPUP 5-Russia rebuffs West on Crimea amid Paris talks Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    PARIS/ KIEV, March 5- Russia rebuffed Western demands to withdraw forces in Ukraine's Crimea region to their bases on Wednesday amid a day of high-stakes diplomacy in Paris aimed at easing tensions over Ukraine and averting the risk of war.

  • In "propaganda" war, Crimeans hear different reality Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    KIEV/ SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, March 4- Two days before Russian forces began the operation to seize Crimea, somebody threw two Molotov cocktails through the window of Black Sea TV. "It was a warning to us, so that we would stop," recalls Alexandra Kvitko, editor-in-chief of the only independent television station in the southern Ukrainian region.

  • President Barack Obama announces a loan to Ukraine of $1 billion to give them technical assistance needed to repair its economy and provide assistance in planning for its upcoming elections.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry says the people of Ukraine have the right not to go back to life as it was under former President Viktor Yanukovych and the United States stands with the people of Ukraine. The U.S. has offered $1 billion in a loan guarantee to support Ukraine's recovery.

  • Russian markets reflect relief     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Vladimir Putin has announced the end of the "war games" on Ukraine's border. CNBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest from the region.

  • Vladimir Putin says Russia is not considering the annexation of Crimea. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest from Ukraine.

  • Markets react to Putin comments     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses how the global markets are reacting to Vladimir Putin's comments on Ukraine. Also, Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Kiev today.

  • Quantifying the Ukraine impact     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Discussing the economic impact of the Ukraine situation on global markets, with Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management, and Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity Investments.

  • Putin warns West on sanctions     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports on Putin's first public comments since the overthrow of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Putin said he would only use the military as a last resort.

  • No de-escalation in Ukraine so far: Expert     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Yermolenko Volodymyr, director of E.U.-related media projects at Internews-Ukraine, says the situation in Ukraine remains "very tense" as Russian troops can move from the east and the north.

  • Does Vladimir Putin care about the Russian people? CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rep. Adam Kinzinger, (R-IL), House Foreign Affairs Committee, discuss what sanctions and restrictions the U.S. may be able to impose on Russia and how the fallout will affect the Russian people.

  • Russia's impact on energy     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Discussing the threat Russian aggression poses to Europe's natural gas supplies, with Willis Sparks Eurasia Group analyst.

  • Possible outcomes for unrest in Ukraine     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    Discussing Vladimir Putin's objective and America's options in Ukraine, with Retired Army Colonel Jack Jacobs.

  • No military solutions to Ukraine crisis     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    NBC's Chief Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski reports there is no talk of a U.S. military attack on Russia and there is no indication Russia is going to move beyond Crimea.

  • Putin's agenda unknown: Richard Haass     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president, discusses the standoff in Ukraine and what is likely Vladimir Putin's next move.

  • 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.