• What next for Ukraine after Russia cuts off gas?  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Moscow's decision to cut off Ukraine's gas supply is a "demonstration of power," says Robert McFarlane, Co-Founder, United States Energy Security Council.

  • 'Shadow' over Russian oil from Ukraine: Ruspetro  Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Thomas Reed, CFO of Ruspetro, says the crisis in Ukraine has cast a shadow over the Russian oil industry with investment in the country being hit.

  • Sanctions against Russia 'stupid': Deputy PM  Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Russian deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich slams sanctions imposed on the country as "stupid" and says the country is open for investment and trade.

  • Russia sent tanks to Ukraine rebels, US says Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 5:17 PM ET
    Ukrainian troops from battalion Azov ground men detained at the site of a battle with pro-Russian fighters in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Friday, June 13, 2014.

    The State Department confirmed that Russia has sent tanks and other heavy weapons to separatists in Ukraine. NYT reports.

  • Ukraine braces for Russian gas cuts from Monday Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    n employee walks on gas metering station 'Uzhgorod' near the Chaslivci village, not far from western Ukrainian city of Uzhgorod, Transcarpathian region on May 21, 2014.

    The Ukrainian prime minister ordered the energy sector to prepare for Russian gas cuts after Moscow and Kiev failed to resolve a gas price conflict.

  • Ukraine says Russia allowing tanks across border Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    Armed Pro-Russian soldiers stand guard in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk

    Ukraine accused Russia of allowing three tanks and other military vehicles to cross into Ukraine to help pro-Russian separatists.

  • Russia arrests 2 suspected Apple hackers Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 5:36 PM ET
    A customer tries an Apple product at the company's Fifth Avenue store in Midtown Manhattan on April 22, 2014 in New York City.

    Russian police have arrested two hackers suspected of extorting money from Apple users.

  • Why investors remain wary of Russia  Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says investors remain reluctant to increase their exposure to Russia until the risk is further reduced.

  • Putin, Ukraine leader break the crisis ice on D-Day Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Russian President Vladimir Putin talk after a group photo during the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville, France June 6, 2014.

    Western officials hope that informal contacts between Putin and Poroshenko during the event can help ease tensions over Ukraine's future.

  • What's the tech climate in Russia?  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Alexander Galitsky, co-founder and managing partner at Almaz Capital, discusses the environment for tech and high-tech companies in Russia and his business strategy to grow a company into a global player.

  • Is the West really united on Russian sanctions?  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Colleen Graffy, former U.S. State department official, comments on the West's sanctions on Russia and France¿s sale of a warship to Russia.

  • Hollande to dine twice to separate Obama and Putin Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:25 PM ET
    President Barack Obama, President Francois Hollande and President Vladimir Putin.

    Hollande will meet Obama in a restaurant overlooking the iconic Champs-Elysees before going back to his residence for a supper with Putin.

  • President Obama: Putin should seize this moment  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    President Obama addresses the chance Russian President Vladimir Putin has to negotiate directly with President-Elect of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. President Obama says "there will be consequences" if he fails to "seize this moment."

  • Pres. Obama: Progress on global climate agreement  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    In a joint press conference with UK Prime Minister David Camera, President Obama addresses the G-7's plan to identify potential energy security disruptions, and the new global climate agreement.

  • In a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama announces the G-7 nations stand united in support of Ukraine.

  • Why Ukraine needs Russia—for now, anyway Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    An employee tightens the valve on a pipeline at the Bilche-Volytsko-Uherske underground gas storage facility, the largest in Europe,  in the Lviv region of western Ukraine.

    Ukraine doesn't like being dependent on Russia for much of its energy, but it may have no choice for now.

  • G-7 meets without Russia in snub over Ukraine Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:16 AM ET
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends an economic forum in Saint Petersburg, on May 23, 2014.

    The world's leading industrialized nations meet without Russia for the first time in 17 years on Wednesday.

  • Optimistic on Russia-Ukraine gas deal: Nomura  Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 11:33 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says signs of compromise over unpaid gas debts between Russia's Gazprom and Ukraine's Naftogaz has defused tensions in eastern Europe.

  • Strife between US and France  Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains how a potential massive bank fine may put additional strain on the already tense relationship between France and the U.S.

  • US charges Russian national for bank cybercrime Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 12:20 PM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    The US Justice Department has accused a Russian national for being a member of a cybercrime gang that sought to steal millions from U.S. consumers.