• India, Russia Seal Defense Deals; Hail Partnership Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    India agreed to buy dozens of Russian military helicopters and fighter jet assembly kits at a summit on Monday, underlining the resilience of ties between the long-time allies despite New Delhi's recent moves to diversify its arms suppliers.

  • What's Behind Indo-Russian Relations?     Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Aninda Mitra, Head of Economics, South-East Asia, ANZ explains why Russia and India will strengthen their defense and trade ties as the leaders of both nations meet in New Delhi.

  • China the Frontrunner to Buy Exxon's Iraqi Assets Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has emerged as the frontrunner to take over Iraq's West Qurna-1 oilfield from Exxon Mobil, a move that would diminish Western oil influence in Iraq a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.

  • Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man, tells CNBC's Geoff Cutmore that he is waiting for Facebook's next surge and believes the company's potential is untapped. (2:00)

  • Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man speaks exclusively to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about his involvement in Arsenal football club in which he has a thirty percent stake.

  • The Two Key Themes for Russia's Economy     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:53 AM ET

    Ruben Aganbegyan CEO and Chairman at Otkritie, shares his opinion on the two key things that Russia needs to do next year: improving the country's infrastructure and creating sources of long-term capital.

  • Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man speaks exclusively to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about the outlook for the global economy in 2013.

  • Russia Is a High Yielding Market: Economist     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:30 AM ET

    Liam Halligan, chief economist at Prosperity Capital, tells CNBC why it is wrong to think that the Russian index is all state run stocks.

  • Russia's Richest Man: I'm an Honest Businessman     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:09 AM ET

    Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man speaks exclusively to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about how he addresses those who are critical of his past and allege he is still close to organized crime.

  • Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man speaks exclusively to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about the Megafon IPO and his relationship with Goldman Sachs after they walked away from the deal.

  • Russia's Financial Ambitions     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 12:30 AM ET

    Alexander Afanasiev, CEO of the Moscow Exchange Group, tells CNBC about reforms that will come into place which he believes will see more Russian companies list in Moscow.

  • Obama signs trade, human rights bill that angers Moscow Saturday, 15 Dec 2012 | 9:33 AM ET

    President Obama on Friday signed a bill that brings U.S. trade relations with Russia into the 21st century but also ushers in a testy era in which the United States could publicly "name and shame" Russian human rights violators.

  • Gazprom Pays Price for Doing Putin's Bidding: Analysts Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    Russia's Gazprom will beat Exxon Mobil this year to become the most profitable company in the world, and yet its shares are down 18 percent. Why? The answer may lie with the priorities of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • ITU Conference 2012, Dubai

    A Russia-led coalition withdrew a proposal to give governments new powers over the Internet, a plan opposed by Western countries.

  • Fiat to Invest $1.6 Billion in New Maserati Models Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 4:40 AM ET
    A Maserati Gran Turismo automobile, produced by Fiat SpA, sits on display during the second press day of the Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.

    Italian carmaker Fiat. is investing 1.2 billion euros in luxury brand Maserati, hoping technology and dealerships from its tie-up with Chrysler will help it to take on German rivals BMW and Porsche.

  • Buy Uranium     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 9:50 PM ET

    CNBC's CashFlow asks Malcolm Gissen, Co-Manager at Encompass Fund why uranium is his top commodity pick for 2013. His answer might surprise you.

  • China Hammered By Snow     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports a snowstorm caused a 125 mile backup on a road in Russia, and relentless snow and fog has shut down multiple airports in China; and Amanda Drury says Supervalu is soaring.

  • How Will Russia Go Forward in 2013?     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 1:30 AM ET

    Ruben Aganbegyan, CEO of Otkritie Financial Corporation, talks to CNBC about how the Russian economy is evolving and challenges that remain for the country such as GDP growth and privatization.

  • Last week, Russia’s government decided to put an end to the doomsday talk, with one minister assuring voters that the Mayan apocalypse was not at hand, the New York Times reports.

  • MegaFon Gets Low Valuation in $1.7 Billion IPO Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 3:56 AM ET

    Russian telecoms company Megafon’s London initial public offering (IPO) successfully raised $1.7 billion, despite concerns about corporate governance at the company, majority-owned by Russian internet tycoon Alisher Usmanov.