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  • BERLIN, Aug 22- The German economy's surprise second-quarter contraction was probably due to Russian sanctions and confidence being eroded by the Ukraine crisis as well as the comparison with a bumper first quarter, the finance ministry said on Friday.

  • *Business activity growth slows in China and Europe. LONDON/ BEIJING/ NEW YORK, Aug 21- Business growth in China and across Europe slowed this month, surveys showed on Thursday, but U.S. activity picked up speed, leaving a mixed picture of global economic growth.

  • *China, Mongolia sign deals on mining, finance cooperation. *Struggling economy forces Mongolia to tilt towards China.

  • *Business growth slows in China, Europe. LONDON/ BEIJING, Aug 21- Business growth in China and across Europe slowed this month, surveys showed on Thursday, providing more evidence that the world economy is stuttering and may need more monetary stimulus to keep it going.

  • Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter, dragged down by a shrinking economy in Germany and a stagnant France, even before any impact from sanctions imposed on and by Russia over Ukraine.

  • Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter, dragged down by a shrinking economy in Germany and a stagnant France, even before any impact from sanctions imposed on and by Russia over Ukraine.

  • Mongolia, China pledge $10 billion in annual trade Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:26 AM ET

    ULAN BATOR, Mongolia— China and Mongolia pledged Thursday to almost double their annual two-way trade to $10 billion by 2020 as President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling resource-rich nation sandwiched between China and Russia.

  • *Russia says McDonald's branches breached sanitary rules. MOSCOW, Aug 20- Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine.

  • MOSCOW, Aug 20- Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine.

  • BERLIN, Aug 20- German exports to Russia plunged in the first half of 2014, led by a sharp fall in car and machinery shipments, amid an escalating standoff between the West and Moscow over Ukraine. The value of German shipments to Russia fell 15.5 percent to 15.3 billion euros in the first six months of the year, data from the Statistics Office showed.

  • Dutch review energy ties with Russia after MH17 crash Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM, Aug 19- The Netherlands is reviewing its extensive energy ties with Russia after the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine a month ago in an attack that killed nearly 200 Dutch nationals, officials and analysts said.

  • MOSCOW, Aug 18- Russian Urals crude weakened for an eight straight trading day on Monday due to weak European refining demand, falling well below $100 a barrel for the first time in a year in a move to increase the pain for Russian state finances amid Western sanctions.

  • Humanitarian convoy was a cover: Expert     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Providing insight to Vladimir Putin's objective in Ukraine, with former U.S. ambassador to Russia, Thomas Pickering.

  • *Mercedes-Benz, with no Russia car production, could suffer. MOSCOW, Aug 18- Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on imports of cars, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday.

  • LONDON/ MOSCOW, Aug 17- People from Britain who go to Cyprus in August are usually after sun, sea and sand but one Lincolnshire man, a trader in fruit and vegetables, is heading there this week for the potatoes. Since Russia barred imports of food from most of the rest of Europe, businesses are jostling for new buyers and sellers.

  • Ukraine hits at Russians: Here's what may be next Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:29 PM ET
    A Ukrainian serviceman guards a checkpoint outside Donetsk, August 15, 2014.

    After fighting Friday, experts disagree about what investors should expect next between Russia and Ukraine

  • Putin will take over eastern Ukraine: Strategist Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 5:28 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian and local figures of culture at the Chekhov museum in Yalta, Crimea.

    One strategist said the conflict will continue, with Russia taking over eastern Ukraine.

  • Russia media reaction     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    An armed man in military fatigues stands guard outside a regional administration building seized by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 27, 2014.

    What's the Russian government thinking? CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports on how the media is interpreting their message.

  • Putin's next move?     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    Peter Brookes, The Brookes, The Heritage Foundation, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, NBC Military analyst, discuss unrest between Russia and Ukraine and the U.S.'s security interest.

  • Traders move to shore up defenses before weekend Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Traders jumped into a defensive posture before the weekend, selling stocks and adding to bond positions after Ukrainian artillery destroyed part of a Russian armored column.