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Anger is rising over the handling of the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, reports NBC's Miguel Almaguer.
Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), explains why the U.S. needs to get tougher with Russian President Putin.
Jason Poblete, Poblete Tamargo attorney, discusses why tougher sanctions on Russia are needed to curb Putin's aggression in the region.
Europe is the loser here and China is the big winner, says Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, sharing his thoughts on the ripple effects of the crisis in Ukraine and the shooting down of Flight MH17.
The Russian news media is backing President Putin while disputing U.S. crash allegations, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.
Mohamed El-Erian shares his thoughts on how the markets are viewing current geopolitical upheavals.
NBC's Keir Simmons reports of fighting near a railway station in east Ukraine's Donetsk as crash investigators arrive.
Roman Popadiuk, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and Angela Stent, Georgetown University professor, discuss the likelihood of increased sanction against Russia and supplying military support to Ukraine.
Secretary Kerry is headed to the Middle East in hopes of brokering a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also a look at growing concerns in the U.S. over who was responsible for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Nina Khrushcheva, The New School professor, discusses the fallout from Russian's relationship with separatists and imposing additional sanctions on Russia. Let's push Putin and see how scared he gets, suggests Khrushcheva.
Ben White, CNBC contributor, shares his thoughts on the likelihood of imposing tougher sanctions on Russia.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports anger is rising over the handling of the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, and Russian President Putin appears unwilling to cut his ties with Ukrainian separatist.
Charles Robertson, global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, comments on Russian sanctions and explains why "Iran-style" sanctions are unlikely.
Ukraine is ready to transfer the international investigation of the MH17 crash to the Netherlands, including the bodies of the victims, says Ukraine's prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, strongly condemning the perpetrators.
Andrii Kuzmenko, acting Ukrainian ambassador to the U.K, discusses Ukraine's fight against separatist groups and the country's position on Russia.
Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, says markets have been giving Russian president, Vladimir Putin, "the benefit of the doubt" but are becoming more sensitive to geopolitical events.
John Westwood, chairman of Douglas Westwood, says that a big drop in the oil price would be a "killer" for Russia as it relies heavily on revenues from oil and gas exports.
Philippe Pegorier, chairman of the Association of European Businesses, says EU sanctions against Russia will end up hurting companies in the 28-nation bloc.
Sweden's Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt, claims that Russia supplied the missile system that was allegedly used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Joseph Dayan, U.K. managing director at BCS, says only tougher sanctions from the European Union will "budge" Russian markets.