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
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick provides highlights of his interview with Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talks to CNBC's Steve Sedgwick about attempts to get Crimea to succeed from Ukraine.
David Keeble, Head of Fixed Income Strategy at Credit Agricole, explains the extent of Ukraine's impact on financial markets and what could be the next crucial event in Crimea that investors should be looking out for.
Discussing how economic sanctions imposed on Russian banks could damage the Russian economy, with Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia.
Discussing Crimea's referendum to join Russia and if it can be stopped, with former White House National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, and Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia.
Tensions escalate in Crimea as they ready to take a vote on whether to become part of Russia, reports NBC's Ian Williams with the latest from the region.
Jeffrey Halley, senior FX trading manager at Saxo Capital Markets, says investors may have been too complacent as there are still risks in the Crimean peninsula.
Crimea's parliament voted on Thursday to join Russia, setting a referendum in 10 days, drawing a sharp riposte from U.S. President Barack Obama.
Crimea's parliament will hold a referendum in 10 days on whether to join Russia. Jacob Kirkegaard, Senior Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says this latest development is 'clearly an escalation' by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Tensions over Ukraine went up a notch after Crimea's parliament pledges to hold a referendum in 10 days on whether to join Russia. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama proposed the Crimea referendum violates international law.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services discusses why higher yields didn't derail a strong gain for stocks.
U.S. bonds were little changed on Thursday, as investors awaited further news from Ukraine, as well as the crucial NFP jobs report.
As Ukraine remains in crisis mode, the country's oligarchs have more than their wealth at stake.
U.S. investments in Russia and Ukraine are not likely to be heavily impacted, long term, by current military and political tensions.
CNBC's John Harwood and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera react to President Obama's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.
President Barack Obama says he has signed an executive order that authorizes sanctions on individuals and entities responsible for violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.