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  • Putin signs Crimea annexation treaty

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick has the latest details from Kiev on Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to parliament.

  • Russia wants all of Ukraine: Expert

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick has the latest details on Russian President Putin's address to parliament in which he recognizes Crimea as part of the Russian Federation.

  • Russia-Ukraine: 'Far less stressful' than expected

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon points out that events between Russia and Ukraine have had little impact on either local or major markets and that only the ruble has shown signs of weakness.

  • 'By April, Crimea will be Russian'?

    Putin has dashed the West's diplomatic hopes by issuing a decree on Tuesday in which he made it clear a treaty with Crimea will be expedited, NBC's Jim Maceda reports from Moscow.

  • Have markets priced in concerns about Ukraine?

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International and Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore, discuss whether markets have shrugged off geopolitical jitters.

  • Markets remain cautious about Ukraine: Pro

    Andrew Sullivan, Director, Asian Sales Trading at Kim Eng Securities, discusses how investors should be trading amid brewing instability in Ukraine.

  • Are sanctions enough for Mr. Putin?

    Adam Ereli, Vice Chairman, Washington D.C. at Mercury, explains why he isn't very optimistic about diplomatic solutions in the Russia-Ukraine standoff.

  • Buy stocks that everyone is selling: Faber

    Mebane Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management, explains why he thinks stocks from Greece, Ireland, Russia and Spain are more attractive than U.S. equities.

  • We remain overweight on equities: Pro

    Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist at Nuveen Asset Management, says jitters from Ukraine and China will subside eventually and equities will get a boost from positive U.S. manufacturing data.

  • Fundamentals in Russian banks attractive: Pro

    Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, says Russian banks have "sufficient buffers" to withstand pressures from the country's economy.

  • Need to focus on Ukraine economy: Pro

    Charles Dallara, The Americas of Partners Group, discusses Ukraine's economy and sanctions on Russia. Ukraine's economy is in desperate need of support, Dallara says.

  • Surprised at tepidness of Russia sanctions: Pro

    Discussing the strength of sanctions put on Russia, with Charles Dallara, The Americas of Partners Group; Dr. Angela Stent, professor at Georgetown University; and William Taylor, United States Institute of Peace.

  • The West keeping their powder dry: Pro

    Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, says Russia can't afford to stop exporting gas given its weak economy.

  • Bull market still intact: Chu

    Discussing how geopolitical concerns for Russia, Ukraine, and China are impacting the overall market, with Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James; Cardiff Garcia, FT Alphaville; Independent tech reporter Natali Morris; "Fast Money" contributor Brian Kelly; and CNBC's Dominic Chu. Garcia says geopolitical events didn't affect markets today.

  • Obama imposes sanctions on 11

    CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses who will be affected by the sanctions President Obama placed on Russia.

  • Russian stocks: A time to buy?

    Discussing the rhetoric coming out of Russia and how global markets are reading the crisis in Ukraine, with Tom Lydon, Global Trends Investments, and Willis Sparks, Eurasia Group global macro analyst.

  • This winter-into-spring of disturbance could generate a "summer of grumbling discontent" for the global economy, according to a Wall Street forecast.

  • Less geopolitical hope for Russia: Trader

    Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management CIO, discusses if now is the time to jump into the beaten down Russian stock market. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera weigh in.

  • Playing the selloff in Russia

    The Russian stock market has been getting hit hard, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Steve Liesman, discuss why investors may be looking at Russia as an investment opportunity.

  • 'What's up with this world?': Ukraine PM

    Ukraine would rather have a diplomatic solution to the crisis with Russia but will defend itself if provoked further, says Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukrainian prime minister.