Mar 13, 2014 Extremely wealthy men wielding influence in Russian politics.
Mar 7, 2014 The Soviet-born author remembers spending family time in Crimea.
Mar 7, 2014 From the dissolution of the USSR to the rise of the global economy: What's changed for Ukraine?
Mar 4, 2014 President Obama face an uphill battle in getting more funding for early childhood development. And the Fed takes a more personal approach in New England.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 3, 2014 As tensions rise in Ukraine, the Russian economy is feeling the effects.
Mar 3, 2014 We look at the economics of Russia's military moves in Ukraine. And, car sales lagged as winter weather put a chill on car buyers, so automakers are letting their discounts run a little longer.
Mar 4, 2014 Some critics of Russia's move on the Crimea say the U.S. should consider economic sanctions. But the U.S. doesn't do much business with Russia.
Mar 3, 2014 With Russia seizing control in Southern Ukraine, some of the geo-economics of the tension.
Feb 6, 2014 New shale oil fields in the middle of the country, far from pipelines, depend on rail to get to coastal refineries
Jan 17, 2014 The company is reporting weak profits. Shell says it was hit by higher exploration costs and lower oil and gas volumes.