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  • Russia's Silicon Valley     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    Russia is building its own Silicon Valley known as Skolkovo. CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at the promise of the planned high-tech facility, and Uber's entrance into the Russian market.

  • US extends overall medal lead     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan gives a medal count from Sochi, and looks at the stumble of 15-year old Russian figure skater Julia Lipnitskaia.

  • EU imposes sanction against Ukrainian officials     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the European Union has approved sanctions against Ukraine officials. Neil Buckley, Financial Times, Eastern European editor, provides insight into today's resurgence of violence in Kiev, Ukraine.

  • MOSCOW/ LONDON, Feb 20- Ukrainian steel, grain and other commodity export deals have virtually ground to a halt as violence in Kiev that has killed dozens this week triggered fears of port closures and defaults, driving up risk premiums on prices for future shipments.

  • UPDATE 3-Mail.Ru and Yandex may dual list in Moscow Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Feb 20- Russian Internet companies Mail.Ru and Yandex may seek to list their shares in Moscow to add to primary listings in London and New York, they said on Thursday. London- listed Mail.Ru' s chief financial officer Matthew Hammond said the company plans to list its shares in Moscow in the near future.

  • LONDON, Feb 20- The London Metal Exchange risks having to repeat arduous preparations it made for reform of its global warehouse system if Russian aluminium giant Rusal wins a British judicial review on grounds including human rights.

  • USA's road to gold in hockey     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports USA and Canada will face off in women's hockey shortly at Sochi.

  • USA looking for strong Olympic finish     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera gives a medal count update from the Olympics, including American Ted Ligety's gold medal in the giant slalom. Michelle also recaps her interview with Netherlands speed skating coach Jillert Anema on the U.S. suit controversy.

  • Why Ukraine matters: Expert     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    The situation in Ukraine is "very serious," says William Taylor, United States Institute for Peace, sharing his thoughts on the political and global repercussions of the recent violence of anti-government protesters in Ukraine.

  • KIEV, Feb 20- The head of Kiev's city administration quit the party of President Viktor Yanukovich on Thursday in protest at the bloodshed on the streets of the Ukrainian capital- a sign the head of state may be losing support.

  • Ukrainian truce broken, attacks continue     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

    NBC News Correspondent Richard Engel, reports violent clashes in Ukraine have left at least 28 dead and 450 injured.

  • "Don't be doormat" Russia warns cash-starved Kiev Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    *Russia can only deal with "legitimate" authorities. MOSCOW, Feb 20- Russia warned Ukraine's president not to let opponents walk over him "like a doormat", its strongest signal yet on Thursday that Moscow wants order on the streets before handing over more cash to stave off bankruptcy.

  • *Greece, Gazprom to announce new supply deal- sources. ATHENS, Feb 20- Greece and Russian energy giant Gazprom will soon announce a new gas supply deal including price cuts backdated to last June, sources said on Thursday. Gazprom is the biggest supplier of Greece's state-run natural gas distributor DEPA.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 20- Russia's Rosneft said it had resumed shipments of oil products from its Ryazan refinery following a fire last week, which was caused by a railcar crash. Last week Rosneft halted output at the refinery, which is a major supplier to Moscow's airports, and stopped sending products through the Transneft's pipeline system due to safety reasons.

  • Expect sustained instability in Ukraine: Pro     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    At this point it's hard to put the genie back into the bottle, says Jeffrey Mankoff, CSIS Russia & Eurasia program, sharing his thoughts on the political and global repercussions of the recent violence of anti-government protesters in Ukraine. There is an East/West dynamic that has broken out, explains Mankoff.

  • Ukraine violence continues after truce     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:16 AM ET

    The situation in Kiev has taken a turn for the worse after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police have left as many as 28 dead and 450 injured, reports NBC News Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin.

  • President Barack Obama called on Ukraine's armed forces on Wednesday to stay out of the country's political crisis and warned that there would be consequences for those who "step over the line."

  • *Polish, French, German foreign ministers flying to Kiev on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- Stock markets around the world fell on Wednesday, with declines accelerating after minutes from a U.S. At the meeting, the Fed ultimately decided to make a second modest cut to its bond-buying program, which now runs at $65 billion per month.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 19- The European Union will on Thursday decide whether to impose financial and travel restrictions on Ukraine after the death of two dozen protesters in Kiev, even though diplomats have doubts about the effectiveness of sanctions.