Vladimir Putin addressed the Russian public, took questions, and had some testy exchanges in his yearly Q&A session.» Read More
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes talks with President Vladimir Putin on Monday will revive efforts to end a territorial dispute that has prevented the nations signing a treaty to end World War Two.
Cyprus is not giving priority to a sale of gold reserves and is still exploring all options to meet its side of the bailout deal, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades said.
Richard Titherington, CIO of emerging markets equity at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, advises buying equities exposed to consumer demand in emerging countries such as China, Russia and Brazil.
The key question investigators want an answer to is why Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Russia for six months last year, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Finance leaders of the G-20 economies on Friday edged away from a long-running drive toward government austerity in rich nations, rejecting the idea of setting hard targets for reducing national debt in a sign of worries over a sluggish global recovery.
Boston remains in lockdown as the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues. Andrew Arena, Detroit Crime Commission executive director, discusses what kind of cooperation the U.S. could expect from the Russians in the event there is a Chechen-connection in the Boston bombings.
Russia's inflation level remains too high and reducing it is the key priority, according to the woman set up to take charge of the country's central bank in June.
The euro zone will slow its budgetary belt-tightening to help reinvigorate economic growth, a top EU official said on Thursday.
Pius Fritschi, managing partner of hedge funds at LGT Capital Partners, says Russia's economy is fundamentally strong, but biased towards oil and energy.
Olga Dergunova, Russian deputy minister of economic development, talks about state privatisations in Russia and plans to develop the Moscow Stock Exchange.
Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, says there are many advantages to investing in Russia and explains why investors are shying away from this market.
Vladislav Soloviev, deputy CEO of Rusal, says China should do more to help the aluminum industry combat oversupply.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, tells CNBC investors shouldn't wait to put money into equities or they could lose out.
Herman Gef, CEO of Sberbank, explains why he has lowered his 2013 growth forecasts for Russia and yet kept his domestic banking profits forecasts.
Li Zhaoxing, former Chinese foreign minister, turns the tables on CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and asks him what CNBC's position is on tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Richard Edgar Pipes, professor of Russian history at Harvard University, talks to Geoff Cutmore about the current political climate in Russia and Vladimir Putin¿s waning support.
The FBI says the Upper East Side gallery figured in a gambling and money-laundering ring that stretched from Moscow to Los Angeles.
President Vladimir Putin threatened to sack senior officials over a failure to fulfill his pledges on social spending.
Dmitry Konov, CEO of Sibur, says the rubber business is going through a significant slowdown in demand from many regions and that the dynamics in oil and gas are rapidly changing.
Cyprus will relax requirements for citizenship, including for bank depositors who lost large amounts of money in the deal with the EU and IMF, the president said on Sunday.