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As Russia's stock market tanks to a 12-month low, business leaders are divided on why the market sold off.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia's deputy prime minister, talks about the country's growth prospects, and how the government plans to help small businesses, and decrease its oil dependency.
Slim Feriani, CEO of Advance Emerging Capital, discusses emerging markets and why Russia is the firm's biggest exposure.
Relaxed legislation and booming profits are just two reasons why Russia's biggest mobile service provider will not bother expanding into other countries, the firm's chief executive said.
Russia must urgently reform its energy sector if it is to remain a global player in the energy markets, according to experts speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, agrees with Kudrin's views that further investments in education and welfare is needed in Russia but disagrees with cutting the defense budget.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, says Russia should invest more in education, welfare and infrastructure and says investor's wariness to invest in Russia is due to a bad image rather than on the real economic climate.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, says investors' wariness to invest in Russia is due to a bad perception as the red tape in Russia is no worse than in China or Brazil.
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment, talks to CNBC about his meeting with President Putin and a new partnership with the sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates.
Vladimir Dmitriev, chairman of VEB Russia¿s State Development Bank, discusses the point that a state bank like his represents a market failure.
Talk of a suspension of bailout money to struggling euro zone country Greece is "premature", according to a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official.
Dmitry Chernyshenko, CEO of Sochi 2014, responds to the report that Vladimir Putin was frustrated at the cost and speed of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Clemens Grafe, chief economist Russia at Goldman Sachs, tells CNBC that the recent slowdown in Russia is domestic.
Andrei Dubovskov, CEO of MTS, tells CNBC that growth in mobile data usage in Russia is helping fuel growth.
David Fass, EMEA CEO of Macquarie Group, tells CNBC it's key to have excellent local partners when investing in markets like Russia.
Andrey Kostin, CEO of VTB, tells CNBC that the bank wants to be more resilient and protected from any of the worst fluctuations of the market.
Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil, tells CNBC that US shale has been a revolution but people have underestimated the decline in existing oil fields around the world.
Investors need to calm down and act rationally, Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal, said on Thursday.
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, says the Russian system of governance is no longer "adequate" for the problem facing the economy.
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, talks about what needs to be done in Russia to attract foreign investments, and reduce the country's dependency on oil and gas exports.