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  • Ukraine violence continues after truce

    The situation in Kiev has taken a turn for the worse after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police have left as many as 28 dead and 450 injured, reports NBC News Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin.

  • Pres. Obama: US expects restraint from Ukrainian gov't

    President Obama warns of consequences over continued Ukrainian violence and holds the Ukrainian government responsible for dealing with peaceful protesters in an appropriate way.

  • Formula 1 returning to Russia

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan tours the new F1 facility in Sochi that will host the 2014 Russian Grand Prix, the first Formula 1 race in Russia in more than 100 years.

  • Olympic heartbreak for Russia

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the Russian hockey team has been eliminated from Olympic competition and provides a medal count from Sochi.

  • Ukraine under a one man rule

    Adrian Karatnycky, Atlantic Council senior fellow, explains why Ukrainians have turned on Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych.

  • Ukraine at brink of possible civil war

    CNBC's Brain Sullivan reports Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych has replaced the head of the army. Neil Buckley, Financial Times, Eastern Europe editor, provides insight on the Ukrainian uprising.

  • Russia's brand new ski resort

    Russia created a brand new ski resort with the hope it would be used beyond the Sochi Olympics of 2014, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Russia's RSX down more than 11% YTD

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on the protests and police backlash in Kiev, Ukraine, and how it's impacting the Russian economy.

  • Al Michaels: 'Miracle on Ice' inspired generation of USA hockey

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks with Al Michaels about the importance of hockey to the country of Russia and what the "Miracle on Ice" meant to USA hockey.

  • Kiev police control much of Independence Square

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports violence has killed at least 25 people and hundreds are injured in clashes between protesters and police in Kiev, Ukraine.

  • Ukraine explodes in violence

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports at least 10 policemen are dead and hundreds are injured in riots in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev. What began as a peaceful protest against Viktor Yanukovych's decision to reject a trade deal with Europe and tilt toward Russia turned to violent chaos.

  • Making US Olympic history

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan provides a medal count from the Sochi Olympics, and reports the U.S. has won its first two-man bobsled medal since 1952.

  • Olympics: US bobsled makes historic run

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan provides an update from the Sochi Olympics, including a historic win for the U.S. two-man bobsled team and more controversy with the U.S. speed skating uniforms.

  • US ice dancing gold medalists on Detroit

    Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the first ever U.S. gold in ice dancing. Both discuss what drew world class ice dancing coaches to Detroit.

  • NHL Commissioner: Olympics impact our season

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman discusses the good and bad factors that play a role in the NHL going to the Olympics.

  • Sully's crash course on Russia

    Brian Sullivan and Dina Gusovsky went to Brighton Beach Brooklyn to get Brian ready for his reporting in Sochi. From the food, to the clothing, to the Russian "banyas," it's a crash course in Russian customs.

  • Sochi: Under Armour's suits face controversy

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports where Russia's Putin is showing up around Sochi, and provides an update on the controversy facing Under Armour's speed skating suits.

  • Olympic: US men's slopestyle skiing sweeps medals

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on highlights from last night's competition, and provides the latest medal count from Sochi

  • Does Under Armour have Olympics covered?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the highlights from last night's competition, Under Armour's problems in outfitting the athletes, and the latest medal count from Sochi

  • IP CEO investing big in Russia

    From the Olympic Games in Sochi, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with John Faraci, chairman & CEO of International Paper, about his company's big stake in Russia's natural resources.