As long as sanctions remain targeted on individuals, ongoing standoff between the West and Russia will unlikely have any impacts on the euro zone, says Tom Rogers, Senior economic adviser to the EY Eurozone Forecast.
Jyrki Katainen, Prime Minister of Finland, says the European Union is sending two messages, one via sanctions and the other through diplomatic talks.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says EU leaders have agreed on the need to send a 'clear, strong and consistent message' to Russia. CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports.
Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says each European country has a different economic relationship with Russia making widespread sanctions difficult.
NBC News analyst and former U.S Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul discusses sanctions placed on Russian individuals by President Obama. CNBC's Eamon Javers provides perspective.
One of the Russian businessmen sanctioned Thursday likely dodged some financial impact by selling his shares in a large commodities trading firm
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Russian oligarch Gennady Timchenko sold his entire stake in Gunvor Group to Torbjorn Tornqvist 1 day before U.S sanctions.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports new sanctions imposed by President Obama on Russia targets 16 government officials and will hit specific sectors of the Russian economy.
Russia says it has imposed entry bans on nine U.S. lawmakers and officials in retaliation to Washington's sanctions over Crimea.
European stocks closed slightly higher on Thursday, despite concerns about the unwinding of ultra-easy monetary policy in the U.S.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama announced the U.S. will sanction an additional 20 Russian officials.
President Obama says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on Russia including on senior officials in Russian government and a bank that provides material support. Additionally, the U.S. will impose sanctions on key sectors of the Russian economy that could potentially disrupt global markets.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reacts to President Obama's decision to ratchet up sanctions against Russia including a Russian bank.
Nina Schick, policy advisor at OpenEurope, discusses what the future holds for Ukraine and outlines sanctions the West could impose that would "hurt" Russia.
We're "seeing history being made" at great speed as from Friday, Crimea will officially and legally be Russian, NBC's Jim Maceda reports, adding that the West is expanding its list of Russian citizens to be sanctioned.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley, discusses what actions European Union leaders might take against Russia and whether more sanctions are in the pipeline.
Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal editorial board, discuss the strength of sanctions against Russia and how targeting individuals would hurt Vladimir Putin and the economy.
Comments from Janet Yellen are likely to keep traders jittery as the Fed chair raised the possibility of an earlier-than-expected increase in interest rates.
Of the half a trillion dollars held by Russians outside the country, roughly two-thirds is held in accounts in just three countries.
The White House is doling out investment advice on Russia, but not all investors agree with its take.