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  • Russian officers walk past the Ukrainian marine battalion headquarters in the Crimean city of Feodosia

    U.S. President Barack Obama sought support from European allies and China on Monday to isolate Russia over its seizure of Crimea.

  • Sen. Warner to introduce cybercrime amendment

    Senator Mark Warner, (D-Va.), plans to introduce a bipartisan amendment that would create a law enforcement partnership between the U.S. and Ukraine to combat cybercrime and improve cybersecurity.

  • How should you trade amid geopolitical risks

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN, says investors should position their portfolio in equities and gold amid geopolitical uncertainties.

  • Equities will climb the wall of worry: StanChart

    Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group, says the ongoing Ukraine-Russia standoff won't be a critical issue for global markets.

  • Complacency in market: Pro

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities director; Jim Iuorio, Director; TJM Institutional Services; and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss how Russian military intervention in Ukraine will impact the economy.

  • Putin takes Crimea

    John Herbst, former U.S Ambassador to Ukraine, discusses Russian military intervention in Ukraine.

  • President Barack Obama gives a statement on the situation in the Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on March 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    The deflation of the Russian economy can be done through strict banking sanctions from both Europe and the U.S.

  • Export nat gas, energize energy independence: CEO

    Gary Evans, Magnum Hunter Resources CEO, shares his thoughts on America exporting natural gas to countries around the world, including Ukraine.

  • Geopolitics push oil prices

    Geopolitical tensions surrounding the Ukrainian crisis are giving oil prices a pop today, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • European markets closed higher on Friday, capping off a week which saw investors absorb U.S. data and brush aside Ukraine concerns.

  • Russian oligarchs tied up in US sanctions

    Digging into what the U.S. sanctions do to oligarchs' travel and bank accounts, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • US sanctions hit oligarchs

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports how the U.S. sanctions on Russian officials are having an impact on their U.S. bank accounts.

  • A drilling rig stands at OAO Gazprom's Bovanenkovo gas field

    Tensions between Russia and the West have flared once again—this time over gas supplies, but fund managers say Iran-style sanctions look unlikely.

  • Dan Coats

    Sen. Dan Coats found himself on a Russian sanctions list, and responded in the only way he knew how: cracking some jokes at Vladimir Putin's expense.

  • Cold war turned to capitalist war: NYT's Stewart

    James Stewart, The New York Times columnist, discusses his column "Why Russia Can't Afford Another Cold War" and shares his views on Russia's power base.

  • Russian shares tumble on US sanctions

    President Putin signs bills officially annexing Crimea and bans some U.S. officials and lawmakers in retaliation, reports NBC's Richard Engel with the latest developments on the Ukraine crisis.

  • We all need to pay the price for peace: Ukraine's PM

    Ukrainian prime minister, Arseniy Yetsenyuk, says Ukraine's association agreement with the EU will "substantially boost" the country's economic growth.

  • Russia is hurting itself: Sweden PM

    Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, says Russia is hurting itself by continuing its aggressive behaviour, as a result of which it is facing more sanctions.

  • Could sanctions hurt the euro zone?

    As long as sanctions remain targeted on individuals, ongoing standoff between the West and Russia will unlikely have any impacts on the euro zone, says Tom Rogers, Senior economic adviser to the EY Eurozone Forecast.

  • Finland PM: Ready to put more sanctions on Russia

    Jyrki Katainen, Prime Minister of Finland, says the European Union is sending two messages, one via sanctions and the other through diplomatic talks.