GO
Loading...

Russia

More

  • Why the Russia-China gas deal matters Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller and CNPC General manager Zhou Jiping shake hands as Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping look on, Shanghai, May 21, 2014.

    The gas deal signals changes for several key global issues, and it will give Putin bragging rights in the face of recent Western sanctions.

  • Russian minister hopeful of Visa, Mastercard fix Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    Visa and Mastercard payment systems on an automated teller machine inside a Credit Bank of Moscow branch in Moscow, Russia, April 22, 2014.

    Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday he was confident a "reasonable solution" would be found for Visa and Mastercard.

  • Russia should stay in global bodies: Ex-Fin Min     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Alexei Kudrin, Russia's former finance minister, says the country should remain in major international bodies such as the World Bank, despite being suspended from the G-8 in March.

  • Russia ready to 'move on' from Ukraine: Pro     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Charles Robertson, global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, says Russia is ready to "move on" from the Ukraine crisis and focus on bringing investment to the country.

  • Putin tries to woo investors to Russia but many stay away Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    ST PETERSBURG, May 22- President Vladimir Putin tried on Thursday to warm up relations with foreign investors chilled by the crisis in Ukraine, but many senior executives snubbed him by boycotting a conference billed as Russia's answer to Davos.

  • Russia 'better off' in global bodies: Ex-Fin Min Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    Alexey Kudrin

    A key ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russia should remain in international institutions like the WTO, despite the recent furor over Ukraine.

  • *Timchenko now head of Russia- China business council. *Sees many Russia- China projects. ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 22- Gennady Timchenko, who has had sanctions imposed on him by the United States, said on Thursday he expects a flurry of deals between Russia and China following his appointment as what he called Moscow's point person for business relations with China.

  • Cramer: China-Russia in sync     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses China PMI data and the need for stabilization in the country. Cramer also explains the "breakthrough" $400 billion natural gas deal between Russia and China.

  • The connections behind Putin's medical centres Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Nikolai Shamalov and Dmitry Gorelov, the Putin associates, each owned 10 percent of the business, according to the company's founding documents. Two of them were businessmen from St. Petersburg, Vladimir Vasiliev, head of a construction company, and Oleg Medoev, head of a real estate company.

  • PERM, Russia, May 22- At the foot of the Ural Mountains stands a symbol of how even the best intentions in Russia can enable well-connected individuals to bleed money from the state. The hospital's chain-smoking director, Sergei Sukhanov, loves his new facility, the Federal Centre for Cardiovascular Surgery, which has beds for 167 patients.

  • The connections behind Putin's medical centers Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Nikolai Shamalov and Dmitry Gorelov, the Putin associates, each owned 10 percent of the business, according to the company's founding documents. Two of them were businessmen from St. Petersburg, Vladimir Vasiliev, head of a construction company, and Oleg Medoev, head of a real estate company.

  • LONDON, May 22- The keenly priced gas deal signed this week between Russia and China will create a new price benchmark for global markets that puts cost pressure on other producers because consumers have a growing number of supply sources to choose from.

  • Intel attends SPIEF despite US pressure Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 7:17 AM ET
    The Intel booth at the CEATEC Japan 2013 exhibition in Chiba City

    Intel was present at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia's top business summit, despite pressure from the U.S. to veto the event.

  • SPIEF hit with attendance drop     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore has an update from the Russian Economic Forum, as many notable business leaders decide to stay home amid unrest in Ukraine.

  • FACTBOX-Details of Russia-China gas deal Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 6:16 AM ET

    *Price is in line with recent Gazprom discounts to Europe. LONDON, May 22- China and Russia signed a $400 billion gas supply deal on Wednesday, securing the world's top energy user a major source of fuel and opening up a new market for Moscow as it risks losing European customers over the Ukraine crisis.

  • ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 22- Global business leaders are thin on the ground at Russia's main investment conference in the face of government pressure to stay away because of the Ukraine crisis, but the Kremlin has advised Russian media not to make a big deal of it.

  • Russian vanity projects lose lustre Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 5:47 AM ET

    SKOLKOVO, Russia, May 22- Students at Moscow's new science-focused university crowded into a lecture theatre outside the capital earlier this month to hear Canadian-born Nobel prizewinning molecular biologist Sidney Altman speak.

  • Russian vanity projects lose luster Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 5:47 AM ET

    SKOLKOVO, Russia, May 22- Students at Moscow's new science-focused university crowded into a lecture theater outside the capital earlier this month to hear Canadian-born Nobel prizewinning molecular biologist Sidney Altman speak.

  • France's Total CEO sees no change in Yamal schedule Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 5:46 AM ET

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 22- The chief executive of France's Total said on Thursday he saw no change in schedule for the Yamal liquefied natural gas project and that it was important to continue business as usual in Russia. Total is developing the $27 billion Yamal LNG project with Russia's second-largest natural gas producer, Novatek, and China's CNPC.

  • Ukraine lacks the clout to tackle Russia: Ex-PM Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 5:43 AM ET

    Embattled Ukraine lacks “the power or the possibility” to stand up to Russia at present, Ukraine’s former prime minister told CNBC.