Vladimir Putin addressed the Russian public, took questions, and had some testy exchanges in his yearly Q&A session.» Read More
NBC's Jim Maceda reports from Turkey how the situation in Syria has impacted the country and how Putin's comments are "potentially a breakthrough".
Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Theodore Kattouf weighs in on Secretary of State John Kerry's statements on the crisis in Syria and the potential U.S. military action there. "This has to be done quickly; it has to be effective, but not to the extent it entangles us in the civil war," he says.
Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, and Michele Wucker, World Policy Institute, discuss some of the options available to the U.S. if a decision is made to retaliate against Syria. And NBC's Richard Engel reports on potential repercussions if a military strike occurs.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest developments in Syria as UN inspectors continue their investigation, and Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor recipient, discusses the possible fallout from a U.S.-led retaliatory attack on Syria.
Richard Anderson, CFO of Eurasia Drilling Company, tells CNBC that they are not seeing much signs of a slowdown in commodities in Russia.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at the underpinnings on the housing market, Russia oil exports, and China's debt leverage.
CNBC's Seema Mody provides perspective on how the unrest in the Middle East is impacting investors.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports United Nation's inspectors are headed to Damacus to tour areas affected by last week's chemical attack. And Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations, discusses Russia's role in negotiating with Syria's Bashar Assad.
Klaus Probst, CEO of Leoni, highlights the group's desire to grow its business in emerging markets, especially in the BRICs.
Foreign returns on superhero movies are now underwriting the future of those lucrative franchises.
U.S. military and national security advisers huddled with President Barack Obama at the White House on Saturday to consider options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government this week.
Jorgen Buhl Rasmussen, president and CEO of Carlsberg, comments on the group's strategy for the second half after results revealed weakness in Russia and western Europe.
Unpopular markets offer outsize opportunities, Mebane Faber of Cambria Investment Management says.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on a worldwide surge for the auto industry. The S&P auto parts index is up 52 percent in the last year, and the UK and Russia are leading the sales rebound overseas.
After decades of pursuing trade with western Europe, Finland is becoming dependent on Russia again as that country's burgeoning middle class and wealthy investors provide opportunities for growth lacking in recession-hit Europe.
NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on President Obama's new steps to ensuring transparency of the surveillance program; and Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Huffington Post; Jim McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates; and Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, weigh in.
After President Obama's news conference Ben White, Politico's Morning Money; Greg Valliere, Potomac Research Group; Amy Walter, The Cook Political Report; and CNBC's Eamon Javers provide immediate reaction. Health care and Russia were large focuses of the conference.
President Obama answers questions after holding a news conference. In regards to issues with Russia, he says "I do not think it is appropriate to boycott the Olympics." He "hopes Russia will recognize the importance of working together."
President Obama is expected to address mounting U.S.-Russia tensions, and a plan for surveillance transparency, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
President Obama is expected to address mounting U.S.-Russia tensions, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.