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  • Greece hasn't asked Russia for aid: Fin Min

    At the G-20 get-together, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov tells CNBC that Moscow has received no request from Greece for aid as yet.

  • Ukrainian servicemen load rockets before launching them toward pro-Russian separatist forces outside Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine February 8, 2015.

    Kiev authorities announce national guard has launched an offensive against pro-Russian separatists near Mariupol.

  • Geopolitics:  Russia makes its case

    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.

  • Are sanctions enough to deter Russia?

    Anders Aslund, senior fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics, discusses comments by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew that Western sanctions are working to resolve Ukraine's crisis.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with President Obama in the Oval Office, Feb. 9, 2015.

    President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirm sanctions until Moscow complies with international law.

  • Europe ends lower as Greece, Russia weigh

    European equities closed lower Monday as negotiations over Greece's bailout program continue and the crisis in Ukraine escalates without a peace deal in sight.

  • Russia: Leaders to reach diplomatic solution?

    Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, is heading to the U.S to discuss the Ukraine crisis. Tony Fratto, managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, weighs in on whether there'll be any progress.

  • UK minister: All have a 'role to play' with Russia

    Philip Hammond, UK's foreign secretary, says every country has a role to play in the Ukraine crisis. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports the latest.

  • Russia: Hope for a diplomatic solution?

    EU foreign ministers give their response to the Ukraine Crisis. Philip Hammond, UK's foreign minister says the UK does not intend on supplying lethal weaponry to Ukraine. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Russia-Ukraine crisis to weigh on stocks: Pro

    Uwe Parpart, managing director & head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says the threat of an escalation in Russia-Ukraine tensions will weigh on European stocks this week.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a news conference with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev in late August.

    Germany's leader said ending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis, drawing rebukes from U.S. politicians.

  • Russia talks: Will we see a ceasefire?

    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.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Efforts to establish a peace deal between Russia and Ukraine after weeks of heightened violence are to be stepped up a gear Friday.

  • The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a proposal they would then take on to Moscow.

  • Saudi Fin Min discusses 9/11 rumors

    Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, finance minister of Saudi Arabia, discusses his country's relationship with the U.S., following rumors that Saudi royals funded the 9/11 attacks.

  • The national flag of Greece and the flag of the European Union fly above a government building in Athens.

    Two of the biggest geopolitical flashpoints this year involve one of the oldest stories of all: creditors chasing their due.

  • Syngenta CEO: Why profits will be lower

    Mike Mack, CEO of Syngenta, expects profits to be down from 2014, due to the lower crop prices and the ruble adding pressure to the company's performance.

  • BP and its future with Russia

    After 25 years with Russia, Bob Dudley, CEO of BP says his company is "deeply committed" to its relationship with Rosneft, and sees it as a long-term investment.

  • "Active and comprehensive discussions" are underway in the Obama administration over whether the United States should provide weapons to Ukrainian forces. NBC News reports.

  • Pentagon says it needs more

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the Pentagon has said it needs more money to update and modernize its capabilities.