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  • O'Neill on Ukraine: Germany has most to lose

    Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses how global markets are likely to react to the Ukrainian crisis and why it's logical for Germany to take the lead on an economic approach with Ukraine.

  • European markets: Ukraine tensions hit European stocks

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs shows how Europe is reacting to tensions in Ukraine.

  • Russia's Black Sea Fleet issues ultimatum

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports the chief commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet has issued an ultimatum to Ukrainian forces to surrender or be subjected to an armed assault.

  • Russia's actions 'pre-planned': Pro

    Andrew Foxall, director of the Russia Studies Center at the Henry Jackson Society, says that Russia's actions were "pre-planned".

  • Capital markets punishing Russia

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses the economic impact the Ukrainian crisis is having on the Russian economy.

  • Ukrainian PM: No more Russian boots on Ukraine soil

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes a political and diplomatic solution can be reached, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • US & allies have few options with Putin

    Russia has sent troops to occupy Crimea. NBC's Jim Maceda discusses what leverage the U.S. and the EU have over Russia.

  • Ukrainian troops on high combat alert

    NBC News Correspondent Jim Maceda reports Russian forces have occupied Crimea's airports, ferry ports and telecom towers.

  • 'No more Russian boots' in Ukraine: Prime minister

    The Ukrainian government is legitimate and Russia "needs to cope with this", Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister told CNBC, urging Putin to "immediately pull back" Russian troops.

  • Ukrainian government calls up reserve forces

    Russia is now firmly in control of Crimea, reports NBC's Jim Maceda, with the latest developments in the region.

  • Will capital markets punish Russia?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports global stocks are lower but not nearly as low as Russian stocks which are showing signs of capital flight after Putin's threats to invade Ukraine.

  • Ukrainian soldiers stand inside a Ukrainian military base as unidentified heavily armed soldiers stand outside, March 3, 2014, in Perevalne, Ukraine.

    The rhetoric is heating up as Russian forces move into Crimea, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick on the latest details from the escalating conflict between Ukraine and Russia.

  • Russia going for 'Georgian-style scenario': Pro

    Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says Russia is trying to provoke a "Georgian-style scenario" by forcing Ukraine to fire the first shot and says a Western-led military action against Russia is unlikely.

  • Putin 'wants to create tensions': Ukrainian minister

    Putin is trying to pressure Ukraine into a certain economic agenda says Volodymyr Ariev, independent minister in the Ukrainian Parliament, adding that the country's army has been significantly weakened.

  • 'Calling for de-escalation': NATO

    NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.

  • 'Yes, it's a war': Ukraine deputy secretary

    Russia's intrusion in Ukraine is a declaration of war says Victoria Sumar, Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine, adding that Ukraine has "no reason to use armed forces right now."

  • Can the EU sanction Russia?

    The European Union has little "beyond the diplomacy card" to punish Russia, reports CNBC's Carolin Roth from Brussels as economic sanctions could have big repercussions for the region's economy.

  • Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak

    Russia's energy minister canceled his appearance before a global energy conference, where the Russian invasion of Crimea is now a part of the agenda.

  • Should you look to Ukraine for opportunities?

    Jonathan Pain, Author of 'The Pain Report', says 'the unimaginable have become imaginable' in Ukraine and markets are now beginning to 'price in a possible contagion'.

  • Kerry's statement 'good and sober': Herbst

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's statement to Russia was 'good and sober', says John Herbst, Director of the Center for Complex Operations at the National Defense University.