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  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysian flight MH17.

  • Threat to global crude markets

    Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks & Opinions president, provides perspective on how geopolitical unrest is impacting oil prices.

  • Putin says Kiev responsible for crash

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses the political fallout in the aftermath of the missile attack on Malaysia Airline Flight MH17.

  • Markets had Russia wrong: Expert

    Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisers, and David Gordon, Eurasia Group chairman, provide perspective on the impact of additional sanctions against Russia on the markets.

  • Ukraine crisis significant to markets: Expert

    David Gordon, Eurasia Group chairman, discusses the significance of the Ukraine crisis on the markets. Gordon says the potential here is for more rapid and unified sanctions against Russia.

  • Political reaction to global risks

    Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin provides political perspective on the handling of a missile attack on a Malaysian jet, and Israeli's invasion of Gaza,

  • Officials say Malaysian jet shot down

    The crash investigation of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 now focuses around pro-Russian separatist and the Russian military, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest details. Also an update on Israel's ground offensive into Gaza.

  • Euro basically unmoved by geopolitical events

    We not seeing a mass risk-aversion flow to the U.S. dollar, says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing how geopolitical unrest is impacting currencies.

  • Ukraine-Russia blame game

    Retired U.S. Army Col. Jack Jacobs, and Matthew Rojansky, The Wilson Center Russia program, share insight on the events surrounding the crash of Malaysia Flight MH17.

  • Raising the stakes on Russia

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Jack Farchy, Financial Times, discuss the implications of rising geopolitical tensions between Russia and the West.

  • Officials are saying a missile shot down Malaysia Airline flight MH17, and Israel is launching a ground offensive into Gaza after more than a week of missile attacks, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest details.

  • 'Ramping up of sanctions is inevitable': Expert

    Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform and Carlo Gallo, founder of Enquirisk, discuss the plane crash in eastern Ukraine and the possibility of more sanctions on Russia.

  • What to expect from Russian assets

    Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, discusses the market reaction following new sanctions for Russia and the Malaysian

  • How will Putin react to the MH17 incident?

    NBC's Jim Maceda discusses how Russian President Vladimir Putin will react to the MH17 crash saying that he is likely to cast himself as a "statesman".

  • Sanction pressure on Russia will rise after MH17: Pro

    Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says pressure to ramp up sanctions on Russia will increase after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down.

  • Ukraine ambassador: Blame Russia for MH17

    Pavlo Sultansky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Singapore, says Russia provided separatists with sophisticated weapons that enabled the shooting down of aircrafts, including Malaysian jet MH17.

  • Can't say for sure MH17 was shot down: Pro

    Denny Kelly, Principal at Kelly James & Associates, explains why he's not jumping the gun at claims that the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.

  • Now is the time to favor gold again: Expert

    Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, expects gold prices to continue the uptrend after the downing of a Malaysian jet and rising tensions in the Gaza strip.

  • Ukrainian airspace is a 'warzone': NTSB

    Tom Haueter, Former Director of Aviation Safety at NTSB, says flights should have been diverted away from Ukraine due to previous shoot-downs.

  • Ukraine sees temporary ceasefire after MH17

    Pro-Russian rebels have agreed to a temporary ceasefire after the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur with the latest.