CNBC’s Hadley Gamble breaks down the details and key themes of the NATO-Russia council meeting taking place in Brussels later on Wednesday. » Read More
In the U.S. there may be appetite for clamping down on Russian aggression. In Germany, though, the clamor is decidedly more subdued.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the U.S. and European Union are discussing "targeted sanctions" if Russia escalates the situation in Crimea.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama says he has not misread President Putin's intentions, what he cares about is his actions. Also the president speaks out on NSA data collection tactics.
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses uncertainty and "lack of progress" in the stock market.
Carl Bildt, Swedish foreign minister, discusses nuclear security in Ukraine and says that Russia's marginalization in international affairs will have a negative impact on its economy.
Ukraine wants to "live peacefully with Russia" says Andriy Deshchytsia, Ukrainian foreign minister, urging both countries to sit down together, talk and "maybe drink Vodka."
Thanos Papasavvas, strategist for fixed income and currencies at Investec Asset Management, says the panic in the market regarding Russia and Ukraine has gone away as Crimea was "the end game."
CNBC's Patti Domm and Jeff Cox discuss what the Ukraine crisis means for the markets.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, advises investors how to trade amid ongoing geopolitical tensions.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, says Fed tapering will deal a greater blow to Asian financial markets, instead of the uncertainty in Ukraine.
Stephen Yates, CEO at DC International Advisory, says the sanctions that have slapped on Russia have not been hard-hitting at all.
Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, says recent losses on Wall Street was caused by a myriad of factors, which include more than Chinese weak data and Ukraine tensions.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.); CNBC's Courtney Reagan; NBC's Tom Costello; and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management, thank Larry Kudlow for his many years of expertise and congratulate him on his retirement.
Andrew Card, former White House Chief of Staff; advises President Obama to seek council from wise people about the old Soviet Union to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Discussing Russian sanctions, with Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) Joint Economic Committee chairman, and Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R) former U.S Senator from Texas.
Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) Joint Economic Committee chairman, provides an outlook for banking sanctions against Russia.
CNBC's Anne Weisbach reports on high tensions at international summits.
Mike Harrowell, Senior Resource Analyst at BBY, says gold prices are unlikely to react to geopolitical risks and will eventually fall back to the $1,250 range.
Wall Street could be looking at a short-term pullback as investors keep a wary eye on the standoff between Russia and Ukraine.
Former President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick discusses if U.S. sanctions against Russia are really hurting Vladimir Putin and if it's enough to keep him from escalating the crisis in Ukraine.