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  • Kingsmill Bond, chief strategist at Sberbank Investment Research, discusses investing in the Russian market.

  • Emerging entrepreneurial hot spots Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 6:39 AM ET
    Iman Fadaei, Kevin Ackermann and Marten Wetterberg of Aha Design

    Entrepreneurial activity is bubbling up around the globe—from Africa to South America—as more governments look for avenues of economic growth.

  • Eastern Europe needs structural reforms     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Erik Berglof, chief economist at EBRD, explains that the recovery in central and Eastern Europe should be much slower than expected and that a "renewed focus" on reforms is needed.

  • Olympics: Going for the gold, spending in the red Sunday, 10 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Bolshoy Ice Dome and other Sochi Olympic venues under construction in August 2013

    The Olympics in Sochi will surpass $50 billion, making it the most expensive games ever. Some experts say the costs far outweigh the benefits.

  • Christopher Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says that Russia has to be more active with its economic policy after the Economy Ministry slashed its growth forecast for the country.

  • US officials: Israeli strike on Syria     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 7:26 PM ET

    Israeli military forces destroyed a stockpile of Russian missiles that the Syrian government was reportedly prepared to deliver to Hezbollah, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Russia takes a page out of the US playbook Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    Russia doesn't have the most positive reputation abroad. It's trying hard to change that.

  • China makes global inroads on arms sale Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    Aviation Industry Corporation of China employees hold a model of the JF-17 fighter jet at an aviation expo in Beijing, Sept. 28, 2013.

    China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.

  • Russia growth prospects strong: VTB Capital     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Atanas Bostandjiev, U.K. and international CEO of VTB Capital, says that due to the situation in the U.S., now is a good entry point for the "emerging markets investor" and says the Russian "story is still very constructive".

  • Russia day at the London Stock Exchange     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Nicolas Bertrand, head of equity and derivatives at the London Stock Exchange Group, talks about the LSE's international order book as the exchange holds a Russia Day special event.

  • Defense networks vulnerable to cyberattack: Expert Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    The U.S. government shutdown leaves cybersecurity experts fearing the Department of Defense's computer networks may be more at risk.

  • Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division of Emirates National Bank of Dubai says China and Russia are taking a much bigger role in world affairs in what could be the beginning of a new world order as the U.S. starts growing more insular.

  • Russians in $200K bar tab battle or 'receipt porn?' Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    Two Russian multimillionaires racked up a $207,116 bill between them in a head-to-head contest at a London nightclub, to see who could amass the biggest bar tab.

  • Azerbaijan releases election results...before election Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 4:09 AM ET

    Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev was elected to serve a third term on Wednesday evening but voting was marred by local media reports that suggested the results were released even before the polls opened.

  • Keystone would mean OPEC is obsolete, says Pickens Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    T. Boone Pickens

    If you want to break OPEC, approve the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, T. Boone Pickens tells CNBC.

  • Five years after Lehman, world is hoarding cash Sunday, 6 Oct 2013 | 9:37 AM ET

    Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.

  • Ship, baby, ship! Calls come for US to export oil Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Now that the U.S. has edged past Russia as the world's largest oil and gas producer, the drumbeat to export some of that oil bounty might get louder.

  • US on path for energy independence?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    A WSJ headline says the U.S. is "overtaking Russia" as the largest oil and gas producer. Dan Pickering of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. says the U.S. is importing about 8 million barrels today, and Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, talks about the benefit refiners are seeing right now.

  • How to invest in Russia     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, discusses how the country's equity markets are getting more accessible.

  • Gazprom: gas pricing remains issue in China     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, talks about the group's deal to supply gas to China and how all that's left to agree on is the price.