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.
The Kremlin has released footage of President Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev working out.
Virginia Gov. McAuliffe says an arrest is imminent for the killing of two journalists during a live TV interview, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Russian president Vladimir Putin plunged into the Black sea along the coast of Sevastopol in Crimea to see the wreckage of a sunken merchant ship.
Russia is destroying piles of Western food banned under sanctions.
The landmark nuclear deal with Iran will mean more business for Iranian oil companies, and a potential hit for Russia's exports.
"It's entirely different cases," says Ukraine's Arseniy Yatsenyuk of his own country and Greece. "And we do not blackmail anyone."
Experts warn that if Greece misses a July 20 payment or otherwise can't manage the terms of its bailout, it may try turning to Russia for cash.
Vladimir Putin is keeping a close eye on events while strategizing about how to play uncertainty in the region.
Russia may ban Soros charity in NGO crackdown.
Hedge fund billionaire George Soros's charitable foundation may be kicked out of Russia, as Moscow considers banning foreign NGOs that promote democracy.
Insight on efforts to defeat ISIS, with Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets.
Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over the phone. Insight, with Nina Khrushcheva, The New School.
Russian President Putin called President Obama to discuss tensions in eastern Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State in the Middle East.
Nina Khrushcheva, Milano International Affairs Dean, discusses whether Russia can help Greece avoid a default.