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After decades of pursuing trade with western Europe, Finland is becoming dependent on Russia again as that country's burgeoning middle class and wealthy investors provide opportunities for growth lacking in recession-hit Europe.
NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on President Obama's new steps to ensuring transparency of the surveillance program; and Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Huffington Post; Jim McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates; and Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, weigh in.
After President Obama's news conference Ben White, Politico's Morning Money; Greg Valliere, Potomac Research Group; Amy Walter, The Cook Political Report; and CNBC's Eamon Javers provide immediate reaction. Health care and Russia were large focuses of the conference.
President Obama answers questions after holding a news conference. In regards to issues with Russia, he says "I do not think it is appropriate to boycott the Olympics." He "hopes Russia will recognize the importance of working together."
President Obama is expected to address mounting U.S.-Russia tensions, and a plan for surveillance transparency, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
President Obama is expected to address mounting U.S.-Russia tensions, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Christopher Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory, tells CNBC that negative headlines on Russia are not affecting the global economy.
NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on President Barack Obama's decision to cancel his trip to Moscow to visit with President Vladimir Putin. Providing perspective are Don Jensen of the Johns Hopkins Center for Transatlantic Relations, Peter Brookes of the Heritage Foundation; and Leon Aron, director of Russian studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
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
President Obama has cancelled his meeting with the Russian president due to take place next month, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
The risk that the Federal Reserve starts winding down its asset purchases sooner rather than later could spark another emerging market sell-off, analysts told CNBC, with some countries better placed to deal with higher real U.S. interest rates than others.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on what NSA chief Keith Alexander said about the potential of Edward Snowden coming back to the U.S. to face charges; and Ariel Cohen, Heritage Foundation, shares his opinions about Snowden's asylum in Russia.
In light of Edward Snowden's departure from Moscow, CNBC's Steve Liesman looks into if investing in Russia is really worth it.
Is President Obama putting enough pressure on Russia to get Snowden back to the U.S.? Rep. Eliot Engel, (D-NY) says he would tell "President Obama not to go to Russia" next month, and also discusses the House passing new sanctions on Iran's oil exports.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on his conversation with NSA chief Keith Alexander, and what's likely next for Edward Snowden after being granted a 1 year visa to stay in Russia.