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  • U.S. lawmaker urges halt to Ex-Im deals in Russia Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 25- A conservative U.S. lawmaker called on Friday for the Export-Import Bank to halt deals with Russia, while a U.S. company warned that closing the export credit agency would stymie a project helping to wean Ukraine off Russian energy.

  • BRUSSELS, July 25- When Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans spoke to his European Union peers of his grief and anger over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines airliner over eastern Ukraine, it was a turning point in Europe's approach to Russia.

  • LONDON, July 25- Foreign equity and bond investors who had tentatively ventured back into Russia after a huge early-2014 selloff are again slashing their holdings for fear of being caught in the crossfire of Western sanctions. Russia has fared worst among the big emerging equity markets this year, with dollar-based losses of 13 percent.

  • *Russia anticipates more sanctions over Ukraine- analysts. MOSCOW, July 25- The Russian central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates on Friday, apparently preparing for possible further Western sanctions over Ukraine that could speed up capital flight from Moscow's already battered markets.

  • BRUSSELS, July 25- European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary agreement on Friday to push ahead with hard-hitting economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis but details remained to be worked out, diplomats said.

  • BERLIN, July 25- A German business leader who has previously warned against economic sanctions on Russia has come out in support of tougher action if President Vladimir Putin fails to cooperate on stabilizing the situation in Ukraine.

  • *Third-quarter profit $2.17/ Class A share vs est. July 24- Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, cut its revenue forecast for the year, as growth in cross-border transactions slowed amid a strengthening of the U.S. dollar.

  • OTTAWA, July 24- Canada said on Thursday it will impose sanctions on "a broad range" of Russian companies and banks to punish Moscow for what it said was the illegal occupation of Crimea and "provocative military activity" in eastern Ukraine.

  • EU sanctions on Russian banks would hit economy, business Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    MOSCOW, July 24- Russia's state-controlled banks would have to turn to the state, domestic borrowers or new regions such as Asia if EU sanctions shut off investment, hurting their ability to lend to local businesses and further damaging the country's fragile economy.

  • Ron Wahid, CEO of Arcanum, says the West needs to impose tougher sanctions on Russia and discusses public opinion in Russia.

  • MOSCOW, July 24- Most of Vladimir Paley's clients want him to dig up their family history with one goal in mind: making a case to obtain foreign citizenship and leave Russia.

  • MOSCOW, July 23- Russian officials on Wednesday lined up to dismiss the economic impact of Western sanctions imposed for Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they were "peanuts" compared to what their country had to face during Soviet times.

  • MOSCOW, July 23- Russian officials on Wednesday lined up to dismiss the economic impact of Western sanctions imposed for Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they were "peanuts" compared to what their country had to face during Soviet times.

  • Proxy warriors: 4 types of pro-Russian separatists Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:25 PM ET
    An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard at a railway station in Donetsk July 21, 2014.

    Four groups are fighting for Russia in Ukraine, experts say, while the downing of a Malaysian plane has complicated Putin's plans in the country.

  • BRUSSELS, July 23- The European Commission on Wednesday put forward a target to improve energy savings by 30 percent as part of efforts to curb EU reliance on Russian gas imports.

  • Fighter jets shot down, clash intensifies     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest details and shows unverified video of two Ukrainian fighter jets that were shot down in the vicinity where passenger plane MH17 was downed last week.

  • Petrol prices rise in Crimea despite Russian promise Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    *Russia annexed Black Sea region in March. MOSCOW, July 23- The cost of petrol has risen in Crimea for the first time since Russia seized the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine in March, despite a promise by Moscow to reduce the price.

  • MOSCOW, July 23- A group of shareholders in Yukos expect a ruling on Monday in a $100- billion claim against Moscow for expropriating the defunct Russian oil company that was controlled by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man.

  • Two Sukhoi-25 fighter jets shot down over Ukraine     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest details on two Ukrainian fighter jets that were shot down in the general area where Flight MH17 came down.

  • Ukrainian military jets shot down: Report     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    A Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-25UB

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details on reports of the downing of two Ukrainian fighter jets.