Andrey Kostin, chairman and CEO of VTB, says EU sanctions on Russia are "biting" but are "not deadly", adding they are the "wrong" response to the situation.» Read More
Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, tells CNBC why they've decided to leave Russia and why they are more of a growth company than before.
The longer Russia can keep perpetuating the Snowden confusion, the better for them.
Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, argues that the protests in Egypt erupted due to the government's failure to deliver on its promise for lower wheat prices.
Kingsmill Bond, chief strategist at Sberbank, tells CNBC that the commodity super-cycle has peaked and we are going to trend down for the foreseeable future.
Henning Esskuchen, head of CEE Equities at Erste Group, tells CNBC that Russia is the cheapest market and will remain cheap for quite some time.
Russia's Vladimir Putin declared that he will not deliver whistle-blower Edward Snowden to the U.S. but said that Snowden also needs to stop talking. With CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Just how long can the NSA whistleblower hang out, or hide out, in an international airport transit area?
Sequestration and cuts to the military couldn't bring down the great U.S. defense sector. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on new competition in the industry.
Discussing the NSA whistleblower with Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), Richard Williamson, Former Assistant Secretary of State.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House believes Edward Snowden is currently in Russia, and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the release of Snowden from China hurts the country's relations with the U.S.
Washington is pressing Moscow to expel former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool, Singapore highlights some of the salient issues in the Snowden saga.
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, 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.
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.