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  • Pres. Obama: Everyone should be invested in Ukraine

    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.

  • Welcome words from Kerry & Obama

    CNBC's Ian Williams reacts to Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama's comments regarding the conflict in Ukraine. The two offered a "comprehensive rebuttal" of Putin's earlier statement, says Williams.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry gestures as he arrives in Kiev on March 4, 2014.

    "(The) Russian government ... has chosen aggression and intimidation as a first resort," Kerry said in a news conference in Ukraine's capital.

  • Sec. Kerry: US condemns Russian Federation's act of aggression

    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.

  • White House on Ukraine

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses what kind of assistance the U.S. is prepared to offer Ukraine.

  • Art Cashin

    Traders heaved a "sigh of relief" after Russian President Putin ceased military exercises along the Ukrainian border Tuesday, UBS' Art Cashin told CNBC.

  • Why Putin 'blinked' militarily

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses how the global markets are reacting to Vladimir Putin's comments on Ukraine and what options the Russian president has going forward.

  • Pro-Russian forces still occupy Crimea

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

  • Putin ends army exercises near Ukraine border

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

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    As global stocks stage a big rebound, one market watcher says the initial plunge was a major pressure point for Russia's Vladimir Putin concerning Ukraine.

  • Despite the ongoing turmoil in Ukraine, Wall Street looked set to rebound on Tuesday, following the worst day for markets in a month.

  • Markets react to Putin comments

    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

    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

    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.

  • Seeking 'palatable' solution in Ukraine

    Roman Popadiuk, fmr. ambassador to Ukraine, and Eugene Rumer, National Defense University, discuss similarities between the Russian invasion of Georgia and what's happening right now in Ukraine.

  • Russia 'not' annexing Crimea

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the latest developments in Ukraine and the impact it's having on the Russian economy. In around 7;03 Out 7;06;12

  • Putin's decision to avoid an escalation of tensions with Ukraine should not be interpreted as a response to market turmoil in Russia.

  • Latest from Ukraine

    CNBC's John Harwood and Steve Sedgwick report on the latest events coming out of Ukraine. Russian President Putin has ended a military action in Ukraine, and said that he is not ready to consider an annexation of Crimea.

  • 'Crimea is lost' to Ukraine: Pro

    James Nixey, head of Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, says Putin is "entirely satisfied" with his "land-grab" and is unlikely to go further.

  • 'Significant move' in Russian debt: Pro

    Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, comments on Ukrainian and Russian debt and explains why he's been buying emerging markets¿ hard currency bonds.