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  • 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.

  • Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman weighs in on the likelihood of Congress tackling corporate tax reform anytime soon.

  • 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, the GML shareholder group fighting the action said.

  • LONDON, July 23- Emerging equities hit new 17- month highs on Wednesday, buoyed by strong post-election gains in Indonesia and a rise in Russian stocks after a conciliatory tone from the Kremlin over the downed Malaysian Airlines jet.

  • Russian shares open slightly up on Wednesday Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 2:13 AM ET

    MOSCOW, July 23- Moscow shares opened slightly up on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin said the previous day Russia would try to ensure that Ukrainian separatists cooperate with an investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner. The rouble-traded MICEX was up 0.4 percent in the first minutes of trade.

  • *Russia has 10 pct of EMEA maturities of $1.17 trillion. MOSCOW, July 23- Russian companies, including oil giant Rosneft, may face challenges refinancing $112 billion in debt due to mature over the next four years, which includes a peak maturity wall to overcome in 2015, a report by Moody's Investors Service said.

  • *Several ministers call for arms embargo on Russia. BRUSSELS, July 22- The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine that could inflict wider damage on its economy following the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but it delayed action for a few days.

  • In rare high-level criticism of growing Kremlin conservatism, Kudrin said Moscow should not intervene militarily in the rebellion in eastern Ukraine and expressed dismay that Russians were as once again becoming adversaries of the West.

  • *Several ministers call for arms embargo on Russia. BRUSSELS, July 22- The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine that could inflict wider damage on its economy following the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but it delayed action for a few days.

  • MOSCOW, July 22- Russia could ask its richest citizens to help foot the bill for the annexation of Crimea by paying a "solidarity tax" proposed by a group of lawmakers. His reference to the "new territories" made clear that a key intention was to help the government pay for Crimea's absorption into Russia.

  • BRUSSELS, July 22- The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but failed to back tough talk with any immediate action after France's president signalled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would go ahead.

  • EU threatens Russia with sanctions     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports European Union foreign ministers have threatened Russia with harsher sanctions after intelligence suggests pro-Russian separatists shot down Flight MH17.

  • EU ministers consider arms embargo on Russia     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports European ministers are considering placing further sanctions on Russia after the downing of Flight MH17.

  • BRUSSELS, July 22- European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signalled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would go ahead.

  • BRUSSELS, July 22- European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signaled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would go ahead.

  • New sanctions to squeeze Putin?     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports European ministers are meeting to discuss placing further sanctions against Russia following the downing of MH17 over Ukraine.

  • *MSCI Asia hits 3- year peak, Nikkei up after Japan holiday. LONDON, July 22- European markets rode a global rebound in risk appetite on Tuesday helped by the first signs of cooperation from Ukraine's pro-Russian separatists over the downed Malaysian Airlines plane.

  • Russian billionaires fear they'll pay     Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Russian oligarchs are terrified of potential sanctions for their country's politics. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.

  • *U.S. accuses Russia of complicity in shooting down flight MH17. NEW YORK, July 21- Oil prices rose on Monday as the threat of escalating tension between Russia and the West over the crisis in Ukraine mounted, while August U.S. crude zoomed higher prior to its expiry.

  • U.S. accuses Russia of complicity in shooting down flight MH17. *New European sanctions on Russia may heighten oil risk premium. NEW YORK, July 21- Oil prices rose on Monday as the threat of escalating tension between Russia and the West mounted, while August U.S. crude zoomed higher prior to its expiry.