CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports Russia is using energy as a powerful bargaining chip.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports how recent events in Russia and Ukraine have sparked the argument for U.S. natural gas exports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides perspective on unrest between Ukraine and Russia.
A brawl between political leaders and lawmakers broke out today in Ukraine's Parliament, CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports.
As U.S. energy production surges—along with threats of conflict in Europe—some say it's high time to export more natural gas.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the situation in eastern Ukraine is different than Crimea in terms of the ethnic make-up and Russian military presence.
Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says that the Ukrainian government remains in control despite fresh bouts of pro-Russian "rebellions."
David Hauner, head of emerging EMEA economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, explains why despite not being very interested in the Donetsk region in Ukraine, it is in Russia's interest to stir up turmoil.
Eric Assimakopoulos, managing director at Revetas Capital, says the sanctions on Russia have had little impact on Ukraine and other eastern European markets.
World food prices reached their highest level in nearly a year in March, driven by turmoil in Ukraine and poor weather, says the UN.
Klaus Lutz, CEO of BayWa, says the Ukraine crisis has been positive for the company as it has benefited from the "Putin premium".
Roman Sulzhyk, Head of Derivatives, Moscow Exchange, says its stock exchange saw a 50 percent annual increase in trading volume for March, despite ongoing instability in Crimea.
U.S. oil futures slipped further below the key $100 a barrel level, and international crude moved closer to U.S. prices as some geopolitical pressures eased.
Emerging markets roared like a lion in March, and they've continued their surge into April.
Alena Popova, CEO of Rusbase, says the Russian economy has been struggling for years and the Ukraine crisis has scared investors.
Ukraine on Monday denounced the visit of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Crimea.
CNBC's John Harwood, reports on the deadline for Obamacare; GM's Mary Barra's Capitol Hill hearing, and the latest on Russia's political moves.
Positions held by the different parties, the EU, U.S. and Russia on Ukraine are a bit clearer following the meeting between John Kerry and Russia's Lavrov, says Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group.
Discussing Putin's logic and what's behind today's buildup of Russian troops outside the borders of Ukraine, with Heather Conley, Center for Strategic and International Studies director, and Reva Bhalla, Stratfor VP global analysis.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Russian troops may be amassing outside the border of Ukraine.