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Both the West and Moscow are unwilling to stand down over Russia's annexation of Crimea, raising concerns that tit-for-tat sanctions are here for the long-run and could even be increased.
Russia says it's in Syria to help fight ISIS but the real reason can be summed up in one word, says this former State Department advisor.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (Retired), provides insight to the motives behind Russia's bombing of ISIS sites in Syria.
NBC's Tracie Potts reports Russia and the U.S. are on opposite sides over military action in Syria.
Malcolm Jorgensen, research associate at U.S. Studies Centre, University of Sydney, discusses news that Russia launched its first airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday.
Iraq is turning a blind eye to Russia's move into Syria despite US objections, says David Phillips.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest detail on the meeting between President Obama and Russian President Putin and the upcoming meeting with Raul Castro.
As Russia’s new coalition with the likes of Iraq and Iran; the nation will go ahead as planned with Syria, says Hannah Thoburn, adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute.
Hannah Thoburn, adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute, says Russian President, Vladimir Putin is using his UN summit speech as a ploy to get back into the international good graces.
Daragh McDowell, senior Russia analyst at Verisk Maplecroft, says Russia’s involvement in Syria is a strategic move to try divert attention from Ukraine.
"We believe that any attempts to play games with terrorists, let alone to arm them, are not just short-sighted, but hazardous," Putin tells the U.N.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling on many countries to unite in fighting ISIS, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Both are expected to speak of Syria and the need for a political transition, NBC News reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on world leaders meeting at the United Nation's General Assembly on Monday, including Cuba's Raul Castro.
Key political leaders will need to work together at the United Nations summit, to get concrete action underway. Xenia Wickett, U.S. project director at Chatham House, discusses.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports reports the president with meet with the Russian leader at the United Nations.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday that dialogue between Moscow and Washington on solving the Syria crisis was indispensable.
With signs that Russia is preparing to intervene more actively in Syria, there is speculation that Moscow may partner with the West in fighting insurgents — in return for some easing of sanctions.
Sanctions, cheap oil, a slowing economy. The last thing Putin needs is a decline in trade with China.
Russia will not cut oil production, Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, told CNBC Friday.