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Why LNG exports make sense, and why the government needs to speed up approvals, with Michael S. Smith, Freeport LNG Chairman & CEO, and Daniel Yergin, IHS Vice Chairman.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, explains why he thinks Ukraine and its Western allies have lost hold of Crimea, as the latter prepares for a referendum to join Russia on Sunday.
When it comes to the conflict over Crimea, Ukraine has few if any military options.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services discusses why the U.S. stock market was under pressure Monday.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports that despite intense diplomatic discussions, Russia continues to infiltrate Crimea. Peter Felstead, Jane's Defence, breaks down the size differential and defense budgets of the Russian and Ukrainian militaries.
U.K. prime minister, David Cameron, says should it go forward, the Crimean referendum would be viewed as illegal and that there would be consequences for Russia if it continued to intervene.
Protests continued over the weekend in Crimea and Ukraine, reports NBC's Jim Maceda, even as Russia appears to step even further onto Ukraine's doorstep.
Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, explains why he thinks the Russian ruble will get weaker. And Carl Larry, explains why oil prices could continue to rise.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports tensions remain high between Russia and Ukraine, and Germany's Merkel remarks the Crimea referendum is illegal.
International monitors were prevented from entering Crimea over the weekend, NBC's Jim Maceda reports, adding that some reports state that fresh minefields have been placed between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine.
CNBC's Jim Maceda reports tensions remain high between Russia and Ukraine as the conflict between the two countries intensifies. Right now it's about money, energy and Putin, says Maceda.
Go after the Russian oligarchs? Target Russian assets abroad? William Taylor, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and Stephen Myrow, Beacon Policy Advisors managing partner, discuss how to get Putin to back out of Crimea.
The Russian military is now firmly entrenched in Crimea and have no intention of leaving anytime soon, reports NBC's Jim Miklaszewski.
Armed men thought to be Russians drove a truck into a Ukrainian missile-defense post in Crimea and took it over without firing shots, sources said.
The bailout money Ukraine is getting may go directly to Russia, analysts tell CNBC.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Crimea referendum is likely to happen.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the tensions in Ukraine. Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Crimea will be an integral part of Ukraine.
Russian PM Sergey Lavrov says any kind of sanctions against Russia would "boomerang" back against the U.S., reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
U.S. Treasury yields rose following the release of U.S. non-farm payrolls employment report.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick spoke with the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk about the Crimean referendum.