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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 University has joined AT&T to condemn Russia's anti-gay law, reports Mandy Drury.
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.
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 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 has become the first major advertiser to protest Russia's antigay law, reports the "Squawk Box" crew.
The Sochi Winter Olympics will be the most expensive in history, but every penny is worth it, says YPO member Christopher Van Riet.
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 economy is growing too slowly, the country's deputy minister of economic development admitted to CNBC on Friday.
The U.S. and Russia need to better understand each other because Vladimir Putin is becoming "more aggressive abroad," George Soros says.
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.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports protesters lit fires throughout Kiev in Ukraine Thursday morning.
Aluminium producers must limit supply to the market, if they want to recover from the financial crisis, Oleg Deripaska told CNBC.
Oleg Deripaska, CEO at Rusal, explains that the aluminium sector needs supply-side "discipline" to recover.
Farhad Moshiri, chairman at USM, says that lack of communication is keeping investors away from Russia.
Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgia's prime minister, tells CNBC that the country is less dependent on Russia than Ukraine and is committed to deeper European integration.
CNBC's Mandy Drury reports three protesters were killed in clashes in Ukraine overnight.
Herman Gref, CEO at Sberbank, says there are a lot of concerns about the slowdown of the Russian economy but the country is a "gift to foreign investors."