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Discussing if Russian president Vladimir Putin has begun to soften his position on Ukraine, with Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia; John Herbst former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine; and Charles Dallara, Partners Group managing director,
The U.S. and EU are readying funds to support Ukraine. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains how those funds could end up in Russia.
CNBC's John Harwood reacts to Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.
Secretary of State John Kerry discusses the parameters of his discussions with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to continue discussions to help stabilize and overcome the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry also commented on Lebanon saying the U.S. is deeply concerned about security and sovereignty of the people of Lebanon.
President Barack Obama announces a loan to Ukraine of $1 billion to give them technical assistance needed to repair its economy and provide assistance in planning for its upcoming elections.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the people of Ukraine have the right not to go back to life as it was under former President Viktor Yanukovych and the United States stands with the people of Ukraine. The U.S. has offered $1 billion in a loan guarantee to support Ukraine's recovery.
Vladimir Putin has announced the end of the "war games" on Ukraine's border. CNBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest from the region.
Vladimir Putin says Russia is not considering the annexation of Crimea. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest from Ukraine.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses how the global markets are reacting to Vladimir Putin's comments on Ukraine. Also, Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Kiev today.
Discussing the economic impact of the Ukraine situation on global markets, with Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management, and Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity Investments.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports on Putin's first public comments since the overthrow of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Putin said he would only use the military as a last resort.
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.
Does Vladimir Putin care about the Russian people? CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rep. Adam Kinzinger, (R-IL), House Foreign Affairs Committee, discuss what sanctions and restrictions the U.S. may be able to impose on Russia and how the fallout will affect the Russian people.
Discussing the threat Russian aggression poses to Europe's natural gas supplies, with Willis Sparks Eurasia Group analyst.
Discussing Vladimir Putin's objective and America's options in Ukraine, with Retired Army Colonel Jack Jacobs.
NBC's Chief Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski reports there is no talk of a U.S. military attack on Russia and there is no indication Russia is going to move beyond Crimea.
Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president, discusses the standoff in Ukraine and what is likely Vladimir Putin's next move.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes a political and diplomatic solution can be reached, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.
Russia has sent troops to occupy Crimea. NBC's Jim Maceda discusses what leverage the U.S. and the EU have over Russia.