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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans on Friday to bolster U.S. missile defenses in response to "irresponsible and reckless provocations" by North Korea, which threatened a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States last week.
Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal said global commodity producers need to cut output by up to 10 percent.
Oleg Deripaska, CEO of Rusal, says Russia needs less government presence in the economy, and should continue privatization and the reform of the power market and the financial sector.
Oleg Deripaska, CEO of Rusal, says European governments should support banks and businesses and help them restructure, while Russia's government should invest in infrastructure.
Charles Robertson, global chief economist, Renaissance Capital, discusses the appointment of a new Head at the Russian Central Bank and whether chasing high single-digit growth is the right strategy for Russia.
The Baltic state of Latvia and the Mediterranean island of Cyprus are both magnets for Russian money.
Vladimir Putin on Tuesday chose his chief economic adviser to head Russia's central bank. She will join a small female contingent at the top table of global finance.
There are serious concerns that Syria's violence will spread throughout the Middle East. No one seems to have an answer for how to bring the war to an end, but now it appears the Saudis are going to try.
Tourism in Greece is bouncing back this year in an otherwise flat European market, held back by the weak economic climate, travel industry executives said.
Andrey Sharonov, Minister of the Moscow Government says Moscow is aiming to improve investments in transportation, telecommunications, start-ups and innovative technology.
The Russians are pumping money into the U.S. real estate market. Edward Mermelstein, Rheem Bell & Mermelstein, and CNBC's Robert Frank, offer insight. "Russians are drawn to sexy locations, and New York is as sexy as you can get," says Mermelstein.
Jo Lunder, CEO of VimpelCom, tells CNBC that the next growth wave is coming from data services and smartphones.
Cypriot president-elect Nicos Anastasiades faces weeks of difficult talks with foreign lenders on a financial rescue for the island nation after sweeping to a resounding victory in a run-off election on Sunday.
Simon Luhr, CEO of FinEx ETF, tells CNBC that the emerging markets are still pretty untapped for ETFs and they want to launch them in emerging markets, starting with Russia.
Vlad Martynov, CEO of Yota Devices, tells CNBC why their latest offering will change the way users interact with smartphones.
A meteor that exploded over Russia's Ural mountains and sent fireballs blazing to earth has set off a rush to find fragments of the space rock which hunters hope could fetch thousands of dollars a piece.
The head of Germany's military intelligence said in a rare interview that one of his main challenges was to protect defense projects from industrial espionage by the Chinese and Russian secret services.
Danish brewer Carlsberg on Monday reported operating earnings slightly below forecasts as its key Russia market stalled.
The Nasdaq plans to move up pre-market trading by 3 hours to 4 a.m., with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief.
A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.