DONETSK, Ukraine— Russia- backed rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday started paying pensions in Russian rubles. Another rebel official, Oksana Taran, denied that Russia had provided the money, claiming that the funds came from taxes paid by local businesses. Ukraine's move in November to halt pensions and other social payments to the...» Read More
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to Israel's ground assault into Gaza.
Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisers, and David Gordon, Eurasia Group chairman, provide perspective on the impact of additional sanctions against Russia on the markets.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin provides political perspective on the handling of a missile attack on a Malaysian jet, and Israeli's invasion of Gaza,
Israel is launching a ground offensive into Gaza after more than a week of missile attacks, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher.
We not seeing a mass risk-aversion flow to the U.S. dollar, says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing how geopolitical unrest is impacting currencies.
Retired U.S. Army Col. Jack Jacobs, and Matthew Rojansky, The Wilson Center Russia program, share insight on the events surrounding the crash of Malaysia Flight MH17.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Jack Farchy, Financial Times, discuss the implications of rising geopolitical tensions between Russia and the West.
Officials are saying a missile shot down Malaysia Airline flight MH17, and Israel is launching a ground offensive into Gaza after more than a week of missile attacks, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest details.
The Israeli forces in Gaza have two primary goals: dealing with Hamas' arsenal and the "system of tunnels" linking Gaza to Israel, Mark Regev, spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, tells CNBC.
Barak Barfi, Research Fellow at the New America Foundation, says Israel launched ground action, instead of an air campaign, because they didn't know the types of rockets Hamas is equipped with.
President Obama said his first priority in the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash is to find out if Americans were on board. CNBC's Eamon Javers outlines how Obama spent his day.
Discussing President Obama's decision to attend a fundraiser on the same day of the Malaysia Airlines tragedy in Ukraine, and the events in Israel today, with former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas); former Gov. Jim Gilmore (R-Va.); and former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.).
Insight to why Israel launched its ground invasion in Gaza tonight, and what the international community should focus on, with CNBC's John Harwood, and Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer.
NBC's Martin Fletcher provides insight to the reasons behind the Israeli ground invasion in Gaza.
Ido Aharoni, Israel's Consul General to New York, says a series of offensive actions by Palestinian militant group Hamas prompted Israel's ground invasion into Gaza late Thursday.
NBC News' Richard Engel reports the Israeli military has called on Palestinians to stay away from areas close to the Israeli border, as a ground offensive in Gaza has been launched.
Israeli Defense Forces have launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip. Steven Cook, Council on Foreign Relations, questions whether this is a full blown invasion just yet.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Israeli Defense Forces has launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip, targeting Hamas tunnels which enable terrorists to infiltrate Israel and carry out attacks.
The Israeli Defense Forces have launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip. NBC News' Martin Fletcher reports on the goal of the operation.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports a new phase of Operation Protective Edge has begun in the Gaza Strip, which follows 10 days of Hamas attacks on Israel.