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  • 2014 global hot spots Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 11:14 AM ET
    2014 global hot spots

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera looks ahead to potential international flash points that could affect the global economy in 2014.

  • Goldman: Stay out of emerging markets Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The investment bank predicts those markets will underperform and see lots of volatility in the next five to 10 years.

  • Russia frees Khodorkovsky Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 4:47 PM ET
    Russia frees Khodorkovsky

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest about the release of Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky from prison.

  • Washington Post: Gen. Carey 'behaved like a boor' Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    Washington Post: Gen. Carey 'behaved like a boor'

    A remarkable story of a U.S. Air Force general with unique knowledge of U.S. nuclear missiles being set up in Russia, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Russia is an 'uninvestable country': Browder Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 1:01 PM ET
    Russia is an 'uninvestable country': Browder

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks to Hermitage Fund's Bill Browder about the release of Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky from prison.

  • Russia's Khodorkovsky releases statement Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 11:14 AM ET
    Russia's Khodorkovsky releases statement

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the details of a statement released by the PR team of Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Khodorkovsky was pardoned and released from a Russia prison after a decade in jail.

  • Khodorkovsky free; boards plane for Germany: Report Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Khodorkovsky free; boards plane for Germany: Report

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has freed jailed billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky and now the former inmate is on an airplane and headed for Germany, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Mikhail Khodorkovsky

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky's release after 10 years in jail reflects Putin's consolidation of power in Russia.

  • Why one oil tycoon expects a pardon from Putin Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    Former Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky in 2010.

    News that Vladimir Putin plans to pardon the former head of Yukos shocked even the most optimistic businessmen in Russia.

  • The Countdown: Enough snow for Sochi? Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:29 PM ET
    The Countdown: Enough snow for Sochi?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on 3 stories overseas, including whether Sochi will have enough snow for the Olympics.

  • Winter Olympics in the subtropics: Just add snow Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    A sign that reads "Rentals" with a skiing snowman stands in the middle of a snow-free skiing area last February, near Sochi 2014 Olympic venues.

    It's hard to find a spot in Russia without snow. "But Putin found such a spot and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says one Russian critic.

  • Congress needs a 'Hail Mary' plan: Friedman Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:17 AM ET
    Congress needs a 'Hail Mary' plan: Friedman

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, weighs in on the strength of the U.S. economy. I believe a huge stimulus would be if both parties got together and did some kind of grand bargain, Friedman says.

  • Are we seeing a 'frightened' China?: Friedman Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    Are we seeing a 'frightened' China?: Friedman

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, takes a look at global risks and weighs in on China. China is always going to be the big enchilada, says Friedman.

  • Putin says will soon pardon jailed oil tycoon Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 7:59 AM ET
    The ex-head of Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky (centre) and Menatep chief Platon Lebedev during sentencing at the meshchansky court, may 30, 2005, Moscow, Russia.

    Russian President Putin said he would soon pardon jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who still has eight months left to serve.

  • Russia is keeping 'leverage' on Ukraine: Pro Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Russia is keeping 'leverage' on Ukraine: Pro

    Otila Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, highlights that many aspects of the Russian deal with Ukraine remain unclear and that Moscow is keeping "leverage" with its bond-buying conditions.

  • What Russia's aid package means for Ukraine Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    What Russia's aid package means for Ukraine

    Lilit Gevorgyan, senior economist at IHS Global Insight, discusses the Russian aid package for Ukraine which includes bond buying and reduced gas prices, and what it means for the Ukrainian economy.

  • More political drama ahead at the 2014 Olympics Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 11:27 AM ET

    Political drama will surround 2014 Olympics, India adjusts easily to increase in US interest rates, and businesses are back in Iran.

  • Excess capacity in China: IP CEO Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    Excess capacity in China: IP CEO

    It's tough to produce profits in China, says John Faraci, International Paper chairman & CEO, explaining why his company is looking to find growth in Russia.

  • Ukrainian protest called over $15B Russian bailout Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 6:46 AM ET
    Ukrainian protest called over $15B Russian bailout

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest details on Russia's bailout plans with Ukraine.

  • Ukraine bonds rally on deal Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Ukraine bonds rally on deal

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the announced Ukraine rescue package by Russia for the purchase of $15 billion in government bonds.