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Andrew Wood, former British ambassador to Russia and associate fellow for Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, comments on Russia and the impact of the Ukraine crisis.
Tatiana Orlova, senior economist for Russia, CIS and Israel at RBS, says that President Vladimir Putin's comments on the ceasefire between Ukraine and rebel leaders are positive for all Russian assets.
Russian shares leapt to a five-month high after President Vladimir Putin asked parliament to revoke Russia's right to send troops to Ukraine.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses the opportunities to be found in Iraq and Russia.
Russian troops along Ukraine's border and the establishment of defense units by Russian authorities are troubling developments, the White House said.
Igor Sechin, the CEO of Rosneft, Russia's top oil producer, has slammed the U.S.'s decision to hit him with sanctions as making no sense.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says the sanctions on Russia have been successful in making foreign companies wary of dealing with Russian companies and discusses the possibility of further measures.
Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, says the politics between Russia and Ukraine are calming, but fighting continues on the ground.
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, says the company is "not perceived in the right way" and is considered to be a state-owned company.
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, says he cannot understand why there are U.S. sanctions against him, calling it a "sad situation".
The number of millionaires worldwide grew by nearly 2 million last year and the group grew nearly 14 percent richer, a study said.
With its cost-effective technology, Space X is disrupting an industry that promises to be the biggest innovation economy in human history.
Bod Dudley, CEO of BP says he's not concerned about the group's investment in Rosneft despite the situation in eastern Ukraine.
Alexander Korsik, CEO of Bashneft, says the unrest in Ukraine has had little impact on the group and that the decision to introduce a share sale either in London or Moscow will be made in "the spur of the moment".
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil, says despite the tensions between Ukraine and Russia and concern over energy supply, European gas looks credible in the long-term.
Mikhail Shamolin, CEO of Sistema, says the cost of finance for Russian companies is going up as investors perceive a higher risk as a result of sanctions.
Mikhail Shamolin, CEO of Sistema, says the Russian economy needs to see more privatization and mortgage issuance.
Moscow's decision to cut off Ukraine's gas supply is a "demonstration of power," says Robert McFarlane, Co-Founder, United States Energy Security Council.
Russian deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich slams sanctions imposed on the country as "stupid" and says the country is open for investment and trade.
Thomas Reed, CFO of Ruspetro, says the crisis in Ukraine has cast a shadow over the Russian oil industry with investment in the country being hit.