Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, says Russian equities could see further weakness if the situation escalates in the Crimean peninsula.
Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, says it is unlikely that the West will impose hard-hitting economic sanctions upon Russia.
Arthur Laffer, chairman of Laffer Associates, explains why he believes our economic weakness has helped Vladimir Putin move into Crimea.
President Obama called on Europe to diversify its energy sources. CNBC's John Harwood reports.
Are the tough and somewhat unexpected comments from President Obama a reason to rethink your holdings?
Obama tells the EU to take politically difficult steps to develop their own resources tor reduce reliance on Russia.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Ukraine is going to raise the price of natural gas to its citizens.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama stressed the need for the EU to diversify its energy sources.
Sanctions are in place and tensions remain high as G-7 leaders meet to discuss Russia's power grab in the Ukraine and the possibility of relaxing current gas export rules to the EU from the U.S., reports CNBC's Annette Weisbach.
David Murrin, author of 'Breaking The Code of History' and CEO of Emergent Asset Management, says that events in Ukraine reveal the "decline of the West" and the power vacuum left by the U.S.
BNP Paribas still plans to build on its presence in emerging Europe, even as it pulls back from Ukraine, the bank's CFO told CNBC.
As long as Ukraine's instability remains contained within the Crimean peninsula, the impact on Germany's economy should be limited, says Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank.
Evan Freely, MD & Global Leader, Credit & Political Risk Practice at Marsh, discusses the probability of Russia sparking a credit contagion.
Governor Rick Perry, (R-Texas), shares strategy for Crimea and discusses foreign policy and the energy boom.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's news conference today in the Netherlands regarding current situations in Ukraine.
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.