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Ukraine would rather have a diplomatic solution to the crisis with Russia but will defend itself if provoked further, says Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukrainian prime minister.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reacts to President Obama's move to authorize a "very tough" set of sanctions on Russia.
Moscow shipped more troops and armor into Crimea on Friday, showing no sign of bowing to Western demands to pull back.
When it comes to the conflict over Crimea, Ukraine has few if any military options.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports that despite intense diplomatic discussions, Russia continues to infiltrate Crimea. Peter Felstead, Jane's Defence, breaks down the size differential and defense budgets of the Russian and Ukrainian militaries.
Discussing how economic sanctions imposed on Russian banks could damage the Russian economy, with Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia.
Discussing Crimea's referendum to join Russia and if it can be stopped, with former White House National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, and Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia.
Tensions escalate in Crimea as they ready to take a vote on whether to become part of Russia, reports NBC's Ian Williams with the latest from the region.
President Barack Obama says he has signed an executive order that authorizes sanctions on individuals and entities responsible for violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
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.