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This is what Putin wants to accomplish in Ukraine, and it's beginning to look like that may happen, a military expert says.
Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin's motives.
Is Russia's strongest card the fact that its economy is stronger than Ukraine's? Timothy Ash, head of Emergind Market research at Standard Bank, weighs in with his thoughts.
Experts are casting doubt on how much effect new European Union sanctions will have on Russia's economy.
Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science at Berkeley University, says that meaningful financial assistance for Ukraine would be more effective than military intervention from the West.
Brian Bonner, chief editor of the Kiev Post, says the cease-fire negotiated between Russia and Ukraine will not work, following reports of continued fighting despite the deal.
Despite having lost millions of dollars because of sanctions against Russia, the rich there still support their leader.
Despite a tentative cease-fire and multibillion-dollar IMF aid package, Ukraine's economy remains in peril.
Former Clinton Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC it's too early to say if the Russia-Ukraine cease-fire is a good deal.
Evercore Partners Chairman Roger Altman, shares his thoughts on Russia's economy and whether sanctions are working to keep Putin in check.
The cease-fire agreement is only hours old and doesn't start until Sunday, but analysts fear the deal will fail.
Discussing the ceasefire deal reached between Russia and Ukraine, Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, says while it's a positive start, there needs to be an "implementation on the ground" to ensure that the agreement follows through.
A cease-fire between Russia and Ukraine will start Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin says.
As Russian president Vladimir Putin heads to Egypt, Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory says Putin's aim is to show everyone else that Russia is still relevant and a player in geopolitics.
President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirm sanctions until Moscow complies with international law.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discussed whether the current level of sanctions on Russia are working, and Greece's future.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discusses what concerns him about Greece's possible exit from the euro zone and whether sanctions are impacting Russia.
The U.S. economy has achieved sustainable growth, but wages remain a problem, the Treasury secretary told CNBC in an exclusive interview.
Angela Merkel and François Hollande are in Russia to discuss a ceasefire. Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, weighs in on whether it will successful.
Business magnate Warren Buffett said Wednesday he is planting his flag in Western Europe.