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CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation today on the tensions between Russia and the U.S.
After granting NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum; President Obama cancelled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin today. Mark Galeotti, NYU professor; and David Gordon, Eurasia Group, share if they think cancelling was the right thing to do.
President Obama will travel to Russia for a G-20 Summit, but has cancelled a side trip to Moscow in which he was planning to meet one-on-one with President Vladimir Putin. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.
Next month's meeting between President Barack Obama and President Vladimir Putin has been called off. According to the White House, Russia's decision to give Edward Snowden asylum was a factor in the cancellation. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on news President Obama will not be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month for a scheduled meeting.
President Obama will not meet with the Russian president next month as planned. According to a White House statement, Edward Snowden's temporary asylum was "a factor" in the decision, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers
AMMAN/ DOHA, Aug 7- Saudi Arabia has offered Russia economic incentives including a major arms deal and a pledge not to challenge Russian gas sales if Moscow scales back support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Middle East sources and Western diplomats said on Wednesday.
President Obama has cancelled his meeting with the Russian president due to take place next month, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
*Gasoline exports from Russia up 32 percent in Jan-June. MOSCOW, Aug 6- A dive in the Russian rouble has propelled record volumes of gasoline to better-paying export markets in recent months, prompting the government to consider restricting shipments in an effort to avoid a repeat of protests seen two years ago.
MINSK/ MOSCOW, July 31- Belarus is under pressure to find a new strategy to boost potash income as fears the loss of Russian partner Uralkali could see the country lose key export revenue that could lead to its currency weakening.
NEW YORK/ ATLANTA, July 31- Billionaire Russian businessman Gennady Timchenko, a long-time associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, plans to seek U.S. government-backed funding to buy luxury aircraft, Reuters has learned.
NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. soldier Bradley Manning is just one of a handful of self-described whistleblowers that the U.S. government contends have damaged national security by disclosing classified information.
MOSCOW, July 30- Russia's deputy prime minister criticised state-controlled airline Aeroflot's sponsorship of English soccer club Manchester United on Tuesday, saying it appeared to show the firm favoured international over domestic interests.
MOSCOW, July 23- An amnesty for Russia's jailed entrepreneurs, ordered by President Vladimir Putin, has begun with 13 people freed so far, the country's business ombudsman said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW, July 22- The champagne flowed, stars of St Petersburg's Mariinsky theatre entertained and the mood of the guests was buoyed by charts showing how the world is still buying nuclear reactors.
*Fed stimulus withdrawal eyed warily at Moscow talks. *Japan pledges credible fiscal plan. Finance ministers and central bankers signed off on a communique that acknowledged the benefits of expansive policies in the United States and Japan but highlighted the recession in the euro zone and a slowdown in emerging markets.
*Japan pressed on structural reforms. MOSCOW, July 20- The Group of 20 nations put growth ahead of austerity, seeking to rebalance a multi-speed global economy and pledging to shift policy carefully so recovery is not derailed by volatile financial markets.
*Japan pressed on structural reforms. While the U.S. recovery is gaining traction, China's export motor is sputtering, Japan's bid to break out of deflation has not reached escape velocity, and demand in the euro zone is too weak to sustain a job-creating recovery.
WASHINGTON, July 19- Two U.S. senators asked President Barack Obama on Friday to consider recommending a different location for the September G20 summit in St. Petersburg if Russia does not hand over fugitive former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.
*China allows banks to lend more cheaply. MOSCOW, July 19- The Group of 20 nations, wary of renewed market volatility, pledged on Friday to shift policy carefully and communicate clearly as they seek to chart a course to recovery.