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  • Is the US slipping behind as the world's superpower? Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:52 PM ET
    Is the US slipping behind as the world's superpower?

    Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division of Emirates National Bank of Dubai says China and Russia are taking a much bigger role in world affairs in what could be the beginning of a new world order as the U.S. starts growing more insular.

  • Russians in $200K bar tab battle or 'receipt porn?' Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    Two Russian multimillionaires racked up a $207,116 bill between them in a head-to-head contest at a London nightclub, to see who could amass the biggest bar tab.

  • Azerbaijan releases election results...before election Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 4:09 AM ET

    Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev was elected to serve a third term on Wednesday evening but voting was marred by local media reports that suggested the results were released even before the polls opened.

  • Keystone would mean OPEC is obsolete, says Pickens Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    T. Boone Pickens

    If you want to break OPEC, approve the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, T. Boone Pickens tells CNBC.

  • Five years after Lehman, world is hoarding cash Sunday, 6 Oct 2013 | 9:37 AM ET

    Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.

  • Ship, baby, ship! Calls come for US to export oil Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Now that the U.S. has edged past Russia as the world's largest oil and gas producer, the drumbeat to export some of that oil bounty might get louder.

  • US on path for energy independence? Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:14 PM ET
    US on path for energy independence?

    A WSJ headline says the U.S. is "overtaking Russia" as the largest oil and gas producer. Dan Pickering of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. says the U.S. is importing about 8 million barrels today, and Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, talks about the benefit refiners are seeing right now.

  • How to invest in Russia Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    How to invest in Russia

    Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, discusses how the country's equity markets are getting more accessible.

  • Gazprom: gas pricing remains issue in China Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    Gazprom: gas pricing remains issue in China

    Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, talks about the group's deal to supply gas to China and how all that's left to agree on is the price.

  • Annual export will exceed plans: Gazprom Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 3:20 AM ET
    Annual export will exceed plans: Gazprom

    Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, discusses the company's performance and what shale gas means for the industry.

  • The smartphone industry in Russia Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 2:40 AM ET
    The smartphone industry in Russia

    Alexey Kornya, CFO of MTS, says that the company is focusing on cheap smartphones as high end smartphones like Apple's iPhone's are not in high demand because they are too expensive.

  • Update on Russia's privatizations Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 11:49 AM ET
    Update on Russia's privatizations

    Olga Dergunova of the Russian agency for state property management, discusses privatizations and says there are many sectors in which the Russian government holds no stakes.

  • How the debt celiling affects Russia Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 2:15 AM ET
    How the debt celiling affects Russia

    Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB, talks about the effects of the debt ceiling on the Russian economy.

  • Clinton: Debt ceiling as strategy is 'disastrous' Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 5:01 PM ET
    Bill Clinton speaks with Maria Bartiromo at CGI 2013 in New York.

    Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the debt ceiling fight and threat of a government shutdown.

  • Will Russia approve use of force in Syria? Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    Will Russia approve use of force in Syria?

    Ayham Kamel, Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group, discusses the U.S./Russia talks over Syria and how Western countries need to appear strong.

  • Russian tussle that could affect your food costs Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 6:33 AM ET

    Belarus, Russia -- and now China -- are involved in a tussle for control of a valuable commodity that determines the cost of the food on your plate.

  • Will Syria's weapons agreement last? Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 6:41 PM ET
    Does the US-Russia plan change the game for Syria?

    Michael Hudson, Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore says Syria has been handed a lifeline with the U.S.-Russia chemical weapons plan.

  • Putin worried about Olympic 'failures and delays' Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 5:33 PM ET
    Shayba Arena (front) and Fisht Olympic Stadium (behind) are seen as construction continues on August 21, 2013 in Sochi, Russia.

    Five months to the Sochi Winter Olympics, the grounds are still barely complete. Putin has ordered officials to work efficiently on infrastructure.

  • Syria chemical weapons talks Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:24 PM ET
    Syria chemical weapons talks

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports the biggest headlines from today including little progress in talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister about chemical weapons in Syria.

  • From Russia with love: Putin's NYT op-ed Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 7:32 PM ET
    From Russia with love: Putin's NYT op-ed

    Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the New York Times to plea for U. S caution in Syria. CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera reports the details. And Charles Kupchan, Georgetown University professor, weighs in on Press Secretary Jay Carney's response to Putin's op-ed.