• Russia's economic challenges  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 12:37 AM ET

    Angela Stent, Author of 'The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century' says Russia is probably the weakest country out of the BRIC economies.

  • Jamaican bobsled team gets gear back  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Sochi, where facility preparation is "mostly done." Also, the gear for the Jamaican bobsled team has arrived after being thoroughly checked in customs.

  • Let the Olympic Games begin, but first...  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides a preview of the Olympic Games ahead of Friday's opening ceremonies, with last-minute preparations still underway.

  • The Olympic Cauldron is tested by fire crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park in the Costal Cluster on January 27, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    NBC News' Pete Williams is reporting the U.S. government has sent an advisory to airlines flying to Russia warning them of potential explosives in toothpaste tubes, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • DeVry condemns Russia's anti-gay law  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    DeVry University has joined AT&T to condemn Russia's anti-gay law, reports Mandy Drury.

  • Countdown to Sochi: Cybersecurity worries  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    NBC News Richard Engel reports from Sochi, saying many facilities are being built last minute. Also, Engel provides insight into the surveillance at the Olympics.

  • Welcome to Sochi: You’re hacked! Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    NBC’s Richard Engel experimented with two brand-new computers to see how soon after connecting them to the Internet he would get hacked.

  • Reporters vent on Twitter about Sochi hotels Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
    Construction work continues apace outside the Gorki Plaza East hotel in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

    Reporters are turning to Twitter to vent about substandard hotel rooms in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, The Washington Post reported.

  • AT&T protests Russia's antigay law  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    AT&T has become the first major advertiser to protest Russia's antigay law, reports the "Squawk Box" crew.

  • Why Sochi Olympics is worth the $50 billion Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 9:09 AM ET
    Construction under way at Gorki Village Krasnaya Polyana to get ready for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia

    The Sochi Winter Olympics will be the most expensive in history, but every penny is worth it, says YPO member Christopher Van Riet.

  • Hungary and Russia in crosshairs for rate hikes Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    A woman walks past the boards listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble as she leaves an exchange office in central Moscow, on January 31, 2014.

    Investors bet Hungary and Russia will be the next emerging economies forced to defend their currencies after India, Turkey and South Africa.

  • Joseph Dayan, U.K. managing director at BCS Financial Group, said the Russians saw a 4 percent budget overrun for the games.

  • Russia’s economic growth is too slow: Minister Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    Russia's economy is growing too slowly, the country's deputy minister of economic development admitted to CNBC on Friday.

  • Russia's Putin acting out of weakness: Soros Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    George Soros

    The U.S. and Russia need to better understand each other because Vladimir Putin is becoming "more aggressive abroad," George Soros says.

  • George Soros on US-Russia relations  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros told CNBC in an interview that aired on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is acting out from a point of weakness.

  • Sergey Belyakov, Russia's deputy minister for economic development, says that the slow Russian growth is a "big challenge" and the country has "no choice" but to improve the business environment.

  • Ukraine protesters want early elections  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports protesters lit fires throughout Kiev in Ukraine Thursday morning.

  • Rusal CEO: Only discipline will help market Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    Oleg Deripaska, chief executive officer of United Co. Rusal

    Aluminium producers must limit supply to the market, if they want to recover from the financial crisis, Oleg Deripaska told CNBC.

  • Metal sector needs 'discipline': Rusal CEO  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Oleg Deripaska, CEO at Rusal, explains that the aluminium sector needs supply-side "discipline" to recover.

  • Russian risk premium is unwarranted: USM CEO  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    Farhad Moshiri, chairman at USM, says that lack of communication is keeping investors away from Russia.