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  • Russia's impact on stocks

    Discussing investor anxiety surrounding events in Ukraine and Russia, with David Nelson, Belpointe Management, and Alan Gayle, Ridgeworth Capital.

  • Rather drill in Russia or Iraq?

    Discussing the high risks for energy executives in choosing to drill in Iraq, and whether Russia would be a better bet, with Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks & Opinions President.

  • Employees of a small private company sort items to be distributed to victims of the crisis in eastern Ukraine at a collection point in Krasnoyarsk, July 3, 2014. The humanitarian aid is being collected in cooperation with the regional office of the Russian Red Cross.

    But a Ukrainian spokesman says Russia has massed 45,000 troops on the Ukraine border, backed by an array of heavy equipment.

  • Ukraine: Will the crisis escalate further?

    Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the tensions between Ukraine and Russia and says that the risk of a Russian invasion is very low.

  • Rep. Ed Royce: Armed Kurds helping

    Discussing the political crisis in Iraq, Rep. Ed Royce chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, (R-Calif.), says Iraq needs to establish some kind of competent leadership and replacing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is a step in the right direction.

  • Airstrikes continue against ISIS

    Douglas Ollivant, New America Foundation, and Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, discuss the ongoing crisis in Iraq, and President Obama's next move.

  • Has Putin backed himself in a corner?

    Andrew Wood, former U.K. ambassador to Russia, discusses the on-going tensions between Ukraine and Russia and Putin's strategy.

  • Geopolitics: Only seeing 'a respite'

    Yerlan Syddykov, head of emerging markets at Pioneer Investments, discusses the geopolitical tensions and their impact on European and emerging markets economies.

  • Sanctions have strengthened Putin: Diplomat

    Tony Brenton, former U.K. ambassador to Russia, says sanctions have "strengthened" Vladimir Putin's resolve as he does not want to be seen as weak.

  • Why it's unlikely that Russia will invade Ukraine

    Colin Chapman, President of the New South Wales chapter of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, says an invasion of Ukraine doesn't benefit Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Why are commodities ignoring geopolitical risks?

    Mark Keenan, Cross Commodity Research Strategist at Societe Generale, expects oil prices to stay low as supplies remain unaffected. He later explains his bearish stance on gold prices moving forward.

  • President Barack Obama with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    President Obama and Germany's Angela Merkel agree that any Russian intervention in Ukraine violates international law.

  • Ukraine said it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine, a statement Moscow dismissed as a "fairy tale."

  • Big bets on a Russian rally

    How to get long Russia with options, with CNBC's Amanda Drury and the Options Action traders.

  • What's at stake in Iraq

    David Phillips, Columbia University, discusses how U.S. airstrikes will impact the situation in Iraq and the importance of protecting our oil investment in the region.

  • Russian war games & the US economy

    Discussing how the markets are reacting to a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Bob Pisani.

  • Fear has no bottom: Pro

    Taking a step back to look at what's really moving the market, with Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners, and Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories.

  • Ukraine jitters subside; Market jumps

    The S&P 500 is now higher for the week, and the Dow is having its best day since May 21st. Interfax is reporting Russia's Defence Ministry is saying military drills near Ukraine are over, with CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, UBS.

  • Stocks stage mild rally

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on a decent market bounce after a tweet from Russian news agency RIA Novosti.

  • Are the markets ruled by geopolitics?

    Philippe Bodereau, global head of financial research at PIMCO, says there is a disconnect between valuations and fundamentals at the moment as geopolitical events dominate the news flow.