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  • Latest from Ukraine

    CNBC's John Harwood and Steve Sedgwick report on the latest events coming out of Ukraine. Russian President Putin has ended a military action in Ukraine, and said that he is not ready to consider an annexation of Crimea.

  • 'Crimea is lost' to Ukraine: Pro

    James Nixey, head of Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, says Putin is "entirely satisfied" with his "land-grab" and is unlikely to go further.

  • 'Significant move' in Russian debt: Pro

    Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, comments on Ukrainian and Russian debt and explains why he's been buying emerging markets¿ hard currency bonds.

  • No de-escalation in Ukraine so far: Expert

    Yermolenko Volodymyr, director of E.U.-related media projects at Internews-Ukraine, says the situation in Ukraine remains "very tense" as Russian troops can move from the east and the north.

  • Ukraine: Numbers of Russian troops 'have swelled'

    Putin may have called Russian troops back on Tuesday but the overall number of troops in Crimea "has swelled" as Putin seems unconcerned about sanctions, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.

  • UK-listed Russian and Ukrainian firms hurt by Ukraine crisis

    How are developments in Crimea hurting U.K.-listed Russian and Ukrainian companies? CNBC's Catherine Boyle has more.

  • How long will Ukraine-Russia standoff last?

    Adrian Di Pasquale, Political Analyst at Internuntia Group, discusses latest developments in Ukraine after Ukraine said on Monday Russian forces controlling Crimea demanded the surrender of two warships.

  • After Ukraine, markets turn to NPC: Kim Eng Securities

    Monday's selloff across global markets was a knee-jerk reaction to the Ukraine-Russia standoff, says Andrew Sullivan, Director, Asian Sales Trading at Kim Eng Securities, adding that the China's National People's Congress (NPC) may be the next focus for markets this week.

  • Could geo-political risks be the new norm?

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, explains why he thinks geopolitical turmoil may become the new normal and explains what that means for equity markets.

  • Investors seek safe-haven in these currencies...

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says the Swiss franc, Japanese yen and the Singapore dollar have seen safe-haven buying amid brewing tensions in Ukraine.

  • Is geopolitics to blame for recent equity selloff?

    Geopolitics is not a reason to avoid so-called risk assets as there is no such thing as risk free, says Mark Tinker, Head of AXA Framlington Asia at AXA Investment Managers.

  • How should the US react to Ukraine-Russia standoff

    Stephen Yates, Former Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs, discusses how the U.S. and its allies have responded to the Ukraine crisis.

  • Why Ukraine's jitters on equities will end soon

    Michael Kelly, Managing Director, Global Head of Asset Allocation at PineBridge, explains why Monday's market selloff, brought about by the Ukraine crisis, will likely blow over by next week.

  • Crimea not going to impact market fundamentals: Pro

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional; Michael Farr of Farr, Miller, and Washington; and CNBC contributor Zachary Karabell, discuss how uncertainties for Ukraine and Russia are impacting the U.S markets.

  • These 2 areas are at risk from Ukraine crisis...

    Alex Latzer, Leader, Asia Metals and Mining at Maybank Kim Eng Securities, explains how soft commodities and emerging markets may be at risk due to heightened tensions in Ukraine.

  • Shouldn't be criticizing Obama's stance on Russia: Sen. Hutchison

    Former Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison explains why it is important for the US to bring on allies like NATO and EU when dealing with Russia. Nicholas Burns, former Under Secretary of State, and Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations, provide perspective.

  • Assessing the economic damage of Ukraine-Russia stand-off

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, says while it's unlikely that the standoff between Ukraine & Russia will evolve into a war, the economic threat still looms for both economies.

  • Russians will never end military control of Crimea: Gen. McCaffrey

    Discussing Russia's involvement in Ukraine, with Nicholas Burns, former Under Secretary of State; NBC News military analyst Gen. Barry McCaffrey; and Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations.

  • How did Ukraine impacted global currencies?

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, discusses Ukraine's impact on the world's currencies, with European currencies taking the biggest hit.

  • If the West intends to be taken seriously, it needs to act as decisively as Putin has, argues a member of the European Parliament.