• Venezuela Mum on Snowden as Asylum Deadline Passes Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:39 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    The status of Edward Snowden's bid for asylum in Venezuela remained unclear Tuesday after the country's apparent deadline passed. NBC News reports.

  • Leaving Russia Was a Good Idea: Tele2 CEO  Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, tells CNBC why they've decided to leave Russia and why they are more of a growth company than before.

  • Why Putin Likes a Long Airport Stay for Snowden Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    The longer Russia can keep perpetuating the Snowden confusion, the better for them.

  • Bread Driving Egypt Protests: Pro  Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, argues that the protests in Egypt erupted due to the government's failure to deliver on its promise for lower wheat prices.

  • Commodity Supercycle Is Over: Sberbank  Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Kingsmill Bond, chief strategist at Sberbank, tells CNBC that the commodity super-cycle has peaked and we are going to trend down for the foreseeable future.

  • What Will Kick Start the Russian Economy?  Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Henning Esskuchen, head of CEE Equities at Erste Group, tells CNBC that Russia is the cheapest market and will remain cheap for quite some time.

  • Putin: We'll Never Hand Over Snowden  Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Russia's Vladimir Putin declared that he will not deliver whistle-blower Edward Snowden to the U.S. but said that Snowden also needs to stop talking. With CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • How Long Can Snowden Stay at the Moscow Airport? Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Just how long can the NSA whistleblower hang out, or hide out, in an international airport transit area?

  • New Competition for US Defense Sector  Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Sequestration and cuts to the military couldn't bring down the great U.S. defense sector. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on new competition in the industry.

  • Obama Short on Foreign Influence?  Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    Discussing the NSA whistleblower with Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), Richard Williamson, Former Assistant Secretary of State.

  • Where is Edward Snowden?  Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House believes Edward Snowden is currently in Russia, and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the release of Snowden from China hurts the country's relations with the U.S.

  • Kremlin Won't Intervene in Snowden Case  Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Washington is pressing Moscow to expel former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Is Snowden Pro-Privacy or Anti-Patriotic?  Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 9:06 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool, Singapore highlights some of the salient issues in the Snowden saga.

  • Stock Market Tumble Could Be Bad Omen for Russia Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    As Russia's stock market tanks to a 12-month low, business leaders are divided on why the market sold off.

  • Russia Must Cut Oil Reliance: Deputy PM  Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Igor Shuvalov, Russia's deputy prime minister, talks about the country's growth prospects, and how the government plans to help small businesses, and decrease its oil dependency.

  • Be Long-Term on Emerging Markets: Pro  Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Slim Feriani, CEO of Advance Emerging Capital, discusses emerging markets and why Russia is the firm's biggest exposure.

  • Global Expansion? We’d Rather Stick With Russia: MTS Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Private mobile WiFi hotspots, which allow wireless devices to connect to the Internet, are restricted. Although use of tablets and smartphones is allowed in the venues, these devices cannot be used as wireless access points. Because London’s wireless system is likely to be strained during major events, has focused on an attempt to reduce overall bandwidth use.

    Relaxed legislation and booming profits are just two reasons why Russia's biggest mobile service provider will not bother expanding into other countries, the firm's chief executive said.

  • Why Russia Must Reform Its Energy Sector Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Russia must urgently reform its energy sector if it is to remain a global player in the energy markets, according to experts speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

  • What Russia Needs to Grow  Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, says Russia should invest more in education, welfare and infrastructure and says investor's wariness to invest in Russia is due to a bad image rather than on the real economic climate.

  • Russian Red Tape 'No Worse Than Others'  Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, says investors' wariness to invest in Russia is due to a bad perception as the red tape in Russia is no worse than in China or Brazil.