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  • An armed man in military fatigues stands guard outside a regional administration building seized by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 27, 2014.

    What's the Russian government thinking? CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports on how the media is interpreting their message.

  • Bill Gross: Geopolitics impact trade and growth

    Bill Gross, Pimco CEO, is surprised by the magnitude of the decline in global growth and explains why he likes closed-end bond funds.

  • Santelli: Bund 101

    CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why investors should be concerned with the decline of the German Bund.

  • Putin's next move?

    Peter Brookes, The Brookes, The Heritage Foundation, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, NBC Military analyst, discuss unrest between Russia and Ukraine and the U.S.'s security interest.

  • Russia denies convoy crossed Ukraine border

    Russia says they have not sent any military equipment into Ukraine, despite reports of military vehicles crossing the border. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the details.

  • State of the global economy

    The 10-year yield is taking a sharp drop as investors flee to bonds fearing the worst in Eastern Europe. CNBC contributor Ron Insana, explains what the drop means for the global economy and if it could lead to a worldwide recession.

  • Traders await word from Ukraine

    Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities director, discuss why traders are having a problem handicapping today's events in Eastern Europe today.

  • Jeff Gundlach: Treasury bond market attractive

    CNBC's Scott Wapner speaks to Doubleline Capital CEO Jeff Gundlach, about the value of Treasury bonds amid today's turmoil in Eastern Europe.

  • Flight to bonds logical: Strategist

    Discussing how investors should play continued weakness in Europe, with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors senior equity strategist, and Carmine Grigoli, Mizuho Securities chief investment strategist.

  • Lose-lose for Russia, bet on China: Bremmer

    Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer discusses the long term view for Russia's economy, and its President Vladimir Putin.

  • Yields drop around the globe

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the market's reaction to headline risk out of Ukraine and Russia; and Rick Santelli reports on dropping yields around the world.

  • Would bet Europe forced back into recession: Bremmer

    Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer discusses political tensions across the Middle East and in Russia and Ukraine, and the impact to economies around the world.

  • Pickering: Putin's penchant for making things worse

    Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering, questions whether reports over Russian military vehicles crossing the border in Ukraine means further escalation, and what the U.S. is prepared to do to help.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports it is believed armoured Russian military vehicles crossed the border into Ukraine.

  • Ukraine unrest hits stocks

    Volatility in the market surges on headlines Ukraine has attacked the Russian military convoy. The FMHR traders, take their positions.

  • West & Ukraine ready for Putin: Strategist

    Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors chief international investment strategist, discusses Ukraine's economic incentive to finding a solution to its conflict with Russia.

  • World markets respond to Russia-Ukraine

    Interfax is reporting the Russian Foreign Ministry says Ukrainian forces are trying to cut the route for Russian humanitarian aid entering Ukraine. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera runs through how global currencies have been affected.

  • Markets now as Ukraine intensifies

    Discussing how the markets are responding to today's geopolitical events in Ukraine, with Nick Colas, ConvergEx chief market strategist.

  • UK aware of Ukraine response to Russia: Report

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke to U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron about their response to Russia's entry into Ukraine.

  • Putin mercenaries losing in Ukraine: McFaul

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, shares his thoughts on reports that Ukraine forces took out Russian military personnel in Ukraine. McFaul says Putin has not been doing well in terms of strategy in Ukraine.