Dina Gusovsky, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

Nearly 4,000 people are killed and more than 100,000 injured every year because of truck accidents. But what if those collisions could be avoided, or at the very least, mitigated? Companies such as Volvo Trucks and Daimler are banking on safety as a selling point, offering customers everything from enhanced cruise control to lane departure warnings. But the American Trucking …

If perception is reality, then the Russian population would assume that the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 was the work of the Ukrainians—with the help of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, or vice versa. Just one day after the horrific tragedy that left 298 people dead, Russia’s Channel One ran a package telling its audience that the entire incident was orchestrated …

The U.S. government agency that handles whistleblower claims wrote a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday detailing apparent contradictions within the Department of Veterans Affairs’ own investigation of alleged misconduct, CNBC has learned The U.S. Office of Special Counsel’s letter, which was obtained by CNBC, focuses on the VA facility in Fort Collins, Colorado. The …

The last few days have brought the worst violence yet since the ongoing struggle between the governments of Ukraine, Russia and their respective civilian supporters began, and power players on both sides are using the conflict to their advantage. Russians agitate, oil rises Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, recently told reporters that thousands of people …

Russia is going to great lengths to try to reassure investors, foreign businesses and its own people about its economic and political stability. But in the midst of escalating violence in Ukraine and huge capital outflows, Russia has already dug itself a deep economic hole—and it’s getting worse. On Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State …

Much has been made of the struggle between the European Union, Russia and the United States in the lead-up to the agreement signed Friday that it’s hoped will end deadly clashes in Kiev. Less discussed have been the wealthy and connected Ukrainians who are trying to influence events in the country. Behind the scenes, major …