A show of force by the Russian military on the anniversary of its annexation of Crimea has led to fears that Putin could seek more "foreign distractions."
With relations between Greece and its European neighbors at an all-time low, analysts question whether Greece actually wants out of the euro zone.
European equities closed mixed on Wednesday as investors await the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.
European equities finished lower as investors looked ahead to a two-day meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve and reacted to fresh economic data.
European equities finished higher Monday as investor sentiment continued to be buoyed by the ECB.
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The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Russian tennis star and founder of candy company Sugarpova, Maria Sharapova.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to star tennis player, Maria Sharapova on her childhood and how she discovered her love for the sport.
In part two, Sharapova talks about how she overcame injury, her work with the United Nations and the launch of her candy business, "Sugarpova".