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  • Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he will travel to Russia next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Syria and Ukraine. Speaking during an event on the sidelines of the Paris climate talks, Kerry said Russia "has been constructive" in trying to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict. "I will be traveling to Moscow in a week...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 8- Russia's finance minister accused the IMF on Tuesday of bias in changing its lending rules to allow it to potentially help Ukraine if Kiev misses payments on its $3 billion debt to Moscow. He said Russia was preparing to take Ukraine to court over the Eurobond held by Moscow that is due to be repaid on Dec. 20. Ukraine, which reached an agreement with...

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech in Ankara, Turkey on December 3, 2015.

    Tensions with Moscow are expected to shave 0.4 percent off of annual gross domestic product (GDP), costing $9 billion in a worst case scenario.

  • Putin delivers State of the Nation address

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports highlights from Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual address.

  • LONDON, Dec 3- Emerging market stocks extended losses on Thursday after the Federal Reserve chief reinforced the case for an interest rate hike while Brazilian assets abroad gained as lawmakers started impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. MSCI's broadest emerging market index slipped 0.4 percent in its second straight day in the red...

  • Turkey will regret what it did: Putin

    Russian president, Vladimir Putin is speaking at the annual “State of the Nation” address, where he is discussing the tensions with Turkey. CNBC’s Geoff Cutmore explains.

  • *Kremlin furious with Turkey over jet shoot down. *Turkey seeks new sources of grain, gas. MOSCOW, Dec 2- Turkey's worsening dispute with Russia over the downing of a Russian warplane is prompting Ankara to prepare to source vital food and energy imports elsewhere, underscoring the dispute's potential to up-end lucrative trade ties.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    The United States faces a tricky task in dealing with the various goals of Russian President Vladimir Putin, one expert said.

  • Russia's next move in the fight against ISIS

    Bill Browder, Hermitage Capital CEO, weighs in on Russia and the U.S. and their involvement with sanction strategies.

  • The Kremlin has imposed trade sanctions on Turkey over last week's jet incident although so far the measures have not affected the Russian energy exports to Turkey that are the core of their economic relationship. Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Tuesday that no decisions had been made on the project and on a nuclear power station that...

  • Did shrinking oil revenues force Russia to sell a prized fighter jet to China?

  • MOSCOW, Dec 1- Russia may freeze work on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project for several years in retaliation against Ankara for the shooting down of a Russian air force jet, two sources at Russian gas giant Gazprom told Reuters. The Kremlin has imposed trade sanctions on Turkey over the jet incident last week but so far the measures have not affected the...

  • Wesley Clark

    Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to "cement his position in the Mideast," former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark tells CNBC.

  • A financial trader speaks on a fixed lined telephone as he monitors data on computer screens at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Squawk Box Live tracked market reaction to the news that China's factor sector slowed again in November and all U.K. banks passed stress tests.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with President Barack Obama as they meet during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 at Le Bourget, France, November 30, 2015.

    President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Syria crisis and the situation in Ukraine during a meeting Monday.

  • Obama's 2025 target to cut US carbon pollution by 26-28% from 2005

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from the U.N. Climate Conference in Paris on the message from world leaders on climate pollution.

  • MOSCOW, Nov 30- The head of Russian state development bank VEB, Vladimir Dmitriev, may be removed from his post after the lender asked the government for a $20 billion bailout to fill gaps in its balance sheet, a source at the bank and Russian media said. Russia's Vedomosti newspaper cited unnamed sources in the banking sector and the government as saying planning...

  • Nov 30- Relations between Moscow and Ankara have deteriorated after Turkey shot down a Russian air force jet during an operation near the Syria- Turkey border last week. According to Turkey, the jet had repeatedly violated its air space, while Russia claims that the jet was on Syrian territory. -Turkey's seaside resorts are among the most popular tourism...

  • LONDON, Nov 30- Emerging stocks ended the month on a sour note on Monday, down more than 3 percent on the month, although Turkish assets appeared unfazed by Moscow's decision to slap sanctions on Ankara over last week's downing of a fighter jet. MSCI's broadest emerging market index slipped 1 percent and was set to end November in the red- chalking up losses for six...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at an opening ceremony for the restored Moscow Cathedral Mosque on September 23, 2015.

    The body of the pilot killed when Turkey shot down a Russian jet was taken to Turkey late on Saturday to be handed over to Russia.