Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor Recipient; MSNBC Military Analyst, discusses what Putin is likely to do in light of the downing of a Russian military plane by Turkish forces.» Read More
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was like a "bear in a corner" when he was discussing the West's sanctions on Russia, says CNBC's Hadley Gamble. Putin said Russia would respect Ukraine as a "brotherly country".
The geopolitical tensions from the crisis in Ukraine is "taking a toll" on both Russia and Ukraine's economy says Moritz Kraemer, sovereign chief ratings officer at Standard & Poor's.
Russian PM Vladimir Putin is likely to focus on "laying out plans" for Russia in his key speech, says Christopher Granville, MD at Trusted Sources.
Bond yields and the cost of insuring the country against default rising on fears of intensifying sanctions, recession and falling oil prices.
Ukraine's Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said an accident at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in southeast Ukraine posed no danger.
Business confidence in former Soviet satellite Hungary has been hit by the international sanctions imposed on Russia following its Ukraine incursion.
Perniciously low yields are driving investors ever further afield, but it isn't clear they should embrace beaten down markets behind the former iron curtain.
Martin Gauss, CEO of Air Baltic, talks about the environment for airlines in Latvia currently, given the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
Two female suicide bombers blew themselves in a crowded market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people.
France is suspending the planned delivery of a warship to Russia, citing the "current situation" in eastern Ukraine.
The nuclear pact being negotiated with Iran is unpalatable to Israel, and may hasten a confrontation with Tehran, according to a report.
Top officials from the U.S. and Turkey emerged from a meeting offering no indication that the two countries had bridged their differences.
Friday marks one year since protests erupted in Kiev, which snowballed into the biggest upheaval Ukraine has seen since the end of the Soviet Union.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble talks about how severe the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is becoming with around 13 people a day are dying.
There is a very strong likelihood that Islamist terrorists will launch a cyberattack, the head of the City of London police warned. The FT reports.
Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel says that whilst the S&P500 continues to move higher, geopolitical concerns and global growth deceleration may cause trouble in 2015 for markets.
The mainland will never become the dominant power in Asia, according to a report by Australia's not-for-profit think tank Kokoda Foundation. CNBC's Samantha Loring has more.
Tina Fordham, chief political analyst at Citi talks about how we should assess Putin's next moves, saying we should not think about Putin like "other leaders", as he's very much "motivated" by a "geopolitical calculus", rather than economic calculus.
Russia's Vladimir Putin plans to leave the G-20 early, a member of his delegation said, after Western leaders blasted Moscow for the Ukraine crisis.
There are only three sectors that matter much to the Kremlin, and the West is hard-pressed to find new ways to penalize any of them.