China and Russia will hold "routine" naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday. » Read More
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.
Veteran emerging markets investor Mark Mobius said he remained interested in some Ukrainian stocks, after surprising gains in the market this year.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick spoke with the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk about the progress in Ukraine and Russia.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The Crimea Assembly is ready for secession from Ukraine.
Putin is trying to rebuild Soviet Union, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan tells CNBC.
Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talks to CNBC's Steve Sedgwick about attempts to get Crimea to succeed from Ukraine.
Diplomacy is far less important than stock movements in Russia, says Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, sharing his thoughts on the growing crisis in Ukraine and its impact on the Russian economy.
Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk told CNBC his country is not prepared to make concessions over Crimea, the region at the center of tensions between Russia and the West.
CNBC's John Harwood provides perspective on the likely conversation between President Obama and Russian President Putin on the growing crisis in Ukraine