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  • Ukraine Fin Min: Country is facing huge hurdles  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET

    Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko says many people don't understand the depth of Ukraine's problems.

  • Ukraine Fin Min is 'committed to reforms'  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Ukraine Finance Minister, Natalie Jaresko, says the country is committed to economic reforms and outlines the state's budget plans for 2015.

  • Ex-Labour spin doctor: Putin's a  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    U.K. political strategist and former press secretary to Tony Blair, Alastair Campbell, says that, whether we like it or not, Vladmir Putin is pursuing long-term plans to regain power for Russia.

  • We're 'reliant' on West for weapons: Ukraine PM  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:15 AM ET

    Ukraine Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, says the country needs to modernize its military capabilities and needs the help of Western governments to do that.

  • Russians, get out of our land: Ukraine PM  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:30 AM ET

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has "cheated and outplayed" the European Union in his aggression towards Ukraine, the country's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says.

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Non-Chinese aluminium production was unchanged in January, according to the latest figures from the International Aluminium Institute. A combination of lower London Metal Exchange basis price and softer physical premiums, particularly in Europe, has seen the all-in price slide back to just above $2,100 per tonne from over $2,450 as recently...

  • CNBC.com Hot List: Buick tops auto rankings  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:35 PM ET

    It was all about Janet Yellen for readers on CNBC.com, and Buick made the top ten ranking in Consumer Reports' auto picks list. CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler shares the top stories on the web.

  • With Moscow in financial crisis, it is not clear if its latest plan- a route passing through Turkey, Greece, Macedonia and Serbia, then into Hungary and perhaps on to Austria- will ever come to fruition. But even if it only exists on paper, it may undermine funding for rival projects and, at a time of heightened tensions over Ukraine, sow division between EU members over...

  • $3 million reward offered for Russian fugitive Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:14 PM ET
    Evgeniy Mikhailovitch Bogachev

    The FBI said it had placed a $3 million reward on Evgeniy Bogache, who is wanted for alleged involvement in cyber crimes.

  • Russia last year aborted South Stream, a $40 billion pipeline that was to have passed under the Black Sea and via Bulgaria, in the face of objections from the European Union. With Moscow in financial crisis, it is not clear if its latest plan- a route passing through Turkey, Greece, Macedonia and Serbia, then into Hungary and perhaps on to Austria- will ever come to...

  • *Gazprom says gas transit to Europe under threat. KIEV/ MOSCOW, Feb 24- Russia's Gazprom threatened on Tuesday to switch off gas to Ukraine within days unless it sends more money, and said transit to Europe could be under threat, reviving a dispute that had been set aside since December. "It creates serious risks for gas transit to Europe," Gazprom said.

  • MOSCOW/ KIEV, Feb 24- Russia's Gazprom said on Tuesday there were serious risks to gas transit to Europe via Ukraine after Kiev failed to pay in advance for supplies as a dispute between the two countries intensified. Gazprom cut off flows to Ukraine between June and December last year in a dispute over pricing and Kiev's unpaid bills. "It creates serious risks for...

  • Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:15 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Feb 24- Russia's lawmakers should take a pay cut to help Moscow through a financial crisis, the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday, appealing to their patriotism as Western sanctions over Ukraine drain the economy. Sanctions over Ukraine, where the United States and European Union accuse Russia of fuelling a separatist war, have combined with a...

  • EARNINGS POLL-Weak rouble supports Rusal's Q4 EBITDA Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:03 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Feb 24- Russian aluminium producer Rusal's fourth-quarter core profit is expected to rise sharply because of a slump in the rouble against the dollar, a Reuters poll of seven banks showed. Rusal has a primary listing in Hong Kong and secondary listings in Paris and Moscow. Poll contributors: Sberbank CIB, BrokerCreditService, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank,...

  • Rubenstein: Risks in Greece, Russia  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, says as a place to invest in, Greece is "very risky". He added that he wouldn't invest in Russia -- pre- or post-sanctions.

  • *Russia may review tax on wheat exports in March. MOSCOW/ KIEV, Feb 24- Officials in both Russia and Ukraine are considering tougher trade protections to keep food prices from spiraling as their currencies collapse, with Moscow taking more aggressive steps than Kiev to control exports. The Russian rouble has lost nearly half its value and the Ukrainian hryvnia...

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Non-Chinese aluminum production was unchanged in January, according to the latest figures from the International Aluminum Institute. A combination of lower London Metal Exchange basis price and softer physical premiums, particularly in Europe, has seen the all-in price slide back to just above $2,100 per tonne from over $2,450 as recently as...

  • Is Ukraine about to run out of money?  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:50 AM ET

    If the International Monetary Fund (IMF) doesn't disperse money to Ukraine soon, will the country run out of money? Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine, doesn't think so.

  • Mobius: Expect investment in Russia  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:05 AM ET

    Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says that once the sanctions have been lifted, high volumes of investment will flow into Russian companies.

  • Is Ukraine about to run out of money?  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:20 AM ET

    Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of the Ukrainian presidential administration, says there is "no threat" of a default and the country expects to get International Monetary Fund money in two weeks.