Russia's economy ministry said on Saturday it expected gross domestic product to fall 3 percent this year, more optimistic than many analysts' forecasts of a 4-5 percent drop.» Read More
The slow recovery and wealth inequality are fueling political and religious extremism and, in some cases, outright terrorism, says Nouriel Roubini.
The head of Gazprom said on Monday that the company has postponed moving to prepayment mode for gas supplies to Ukraine to June 9.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, says Russia will tread a fine line on the political front.
The latest CNBC Global CFO Council survey shows that corporate tax reform is a must, but there is little chance that change will come soon.
Vastly expensive Russian artwork will attract rich buyers to the U.K. today, where Russia Art Week kicks off.
Helima Croft, Barclays managing director, discusses how sanctions by the West have impacted Russia and Ukraine. And Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute, weighs in on Putin's role in controlling the oil there.
Former Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack, is resigning from Russian oil driller Rosneft, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Carlo Gallo, director of Enquirisk, says global companies could view U.S. technology firms with increasing mistrust due to alleged links with the National Security Agency.
Saying it is a "fair concern," NSA leaker Edward Snowden tells NBC News why he's in Russia.
Eric Landheer, Director, Summit Ascent, says recent geopolitical issues and the U.S. pivot to Asia have facilitated relations between Russia and China.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why Visa and MasterCard's stocks got hit, and why they're going higher.
Vladimir Putin's disruptive moves in Ukraine are aimed at keeping his grip on power in Moscow, said hedge fund boss William Browder, in reaction to CNBC's interview with the Russian leader.
John Herbst, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, shares his thoughts on the Ukrainian elections and whether President-elect Petro Poroshenko is able to handle the turmoil in the East.
Tana de Zulueta, head of mission at OSCE, says the Ukrainian elections "met international standards".
Tomas Fiala, CEO of Dragon Capital, says Ukraine's new government is the "most professional" the country has ever had.
Morris Reid, managing director at Mercury, says Russian President Vladimir Putin is the "real winner" of a weakened Europe after euroskeptic parties made gains in the European elections.
John Herbst, Director of the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, says Russian mercenaries continue to spearhead conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Andrii Deshchytsiya, Ukrainian minister of foreign affairs, says re-establishing control in eastern Ukraine is a priority and discusses relations with Russia following the election of a new president.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, gave CNBC a "very open opportunity" to quiz him with "absolutely no restrictions" says CNBC's Geoff Cutmore. Would other world leaders have done the same?
Nearly two-thirds of CNBC's CFO Council see a modest decline for Russia and eastern Europe's GDP over the next six months. Leading CFOs tell CNBC what they expect from the region.