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 7, 2014 Lessening Ukraine and Europe's dependence on Russian energy.
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 26, 2014 Customers in the Northeast and Midwest are about to get big natural-gas bills, not only because they used a lot of gas during the freezing month of January.
Dec 30, 2013 The attacks in Volgograd in the past two days have raised fear of terrorism in Russia in the lead up to the February Sochi Winter Olympics.