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  • Investing in Russia: Risky business?

    In light of Edward Snowden's departure from Moscow, CNBC's Steve Liesman looks into if investing in Russia is really worth it.

  • The Snowden saga continues

    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.

  • Snowden free in Russia

    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.

  • Snowden granted asylum in Russia

    The NSA's Keith Alexander wants Russia to return Internet leaker Edward Snowden returned to the U.S. reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Edward Snowden leaves Moscow airport

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden has been granted refugee status in Russia, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.

  • U.S. prosecutors said Thursday they have launched the country's largest hacking fraud case and charged six men with credit card theft.

  • Edward Snowden

    Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden will stay in the transit zone of a Moscow airport for the time being while Russian authorities consider his temporary asylum request, a lawyer said.

  • Russian fin min: privatizations remain key

    Anton Siluanov, Russian finance minister, comments on the ruble, oil prices and structural reforms including reducing the role of the government in the economy.

  • Russia's Anton Siluanov at the G-20 finance ministers' meeting in Moscow.

    The Group of 20 nations, wary of renewed market volatility, is stressing the need to shift policy carefully and communicate clearly as countries try to chart a course to recovery.

  • Edward Snowden

    Vladimir Putin said Monday that he saw signs that fugitive leaker Edward Snowden was shifting toward stopping "political activity" directed against the United States.

  • An investor watches the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Hefei, China.

    Don't be tempted by cheap emerging market valuations just yet, say strategists: The short term is still fraught with danger.

  • Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.

  • Dozens of journalists camped out at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport to find out if NSA whistle-blower Snowden was a passenger on Aeroflot Flight 150.

  • File photo of Nataliya Magnitskaya holding a portrait of her son, Sergei Magnitsky.

    The court also sentences British investment fund head William Browder in absentia to nine years in prison in a case that will further undermine President Vladimir Putin's reputation in the West.

  • Edward Snowden

    The status of Edward Snowden's bid for asylum in Venezuela remained unclear Tuesday after the country's apparent deadline passed. NBC News reports.

  • Leaving Russia Was a Good Idea: Tele2 CEO

    Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, tells CNBC why they've decided to leave Russia and why they are more of a growth company than before.

  • The longer Russia can keep perpetuating the Snowden confusion, the better for them.

  • Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, argues that the protests in Egypt erupted due to the government's failure to deliver on its promise for lower wheat prices.

  • Commodity Supercycle Is Over: Sberbank

    Kingsmill Bond, chief strategist at Sberbank, tells CNBC that the commodity super-cycle has peaked and we are going to trend down for the foreseeable future.

  • What Will Kick Start the Russian Economy?

    Henning Esskuchen, head of CEE Equities at Erste Group, tells CNBC that Russia is the cheapest market and will remain cheap for quite some time.