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CNBC's Geoff Cutmore discusses his interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the International Economic Forum where Putin told President Obama not to judge people. Putin also stated he is very unhappy with the sanctions imposed.
*Palladium knocked by firmer dollar, profit-taking. LONDON, May 23- Palladium fell on Friday as the dollar firmed and investors squared positions before the weekend, but more gains are expected on worries that an extended strike could drag on even longer in major producer South Africa.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick discusses Vladimir Putin's interview at the International Economic Forum where the Russian president addressed the election and constitutional change in Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about Ukraine, natural gas, U.S. sanctions and President Obama.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew remark on Russian President Vladimir Putin's comments at an investment forum in St. Petersburg this morning.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.
Russia's major state banks have said they could suffer from the Ukraine crisis and need capital to increase lending. Russia's second-largest bank, VTB, said on Friday it would have to make higher loan provisions as a result of the Ukraine crisis and this would have an impact on the lender's first-quarter profit.
MOSCOW, May 23- One of Russia's biggest state companies has handed billions of dollars to mysterious private contractors that disguise their ownership or have little or no presence at their registered headquarters, a Reuters investigation has found.
With nearly 1 billion passengers a year and $42 billion in annual sales, the state company Russian Railways is a giant commercial opportunity. By many measures, Russian Railways is a standard corporate colossus.
Ben White, CNBC contributor, shares his thoughts on former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's actions during the financial crisis, and whether he was on the side of Wall Street or Main Street.
Russian president Vladimir Putin calls CNBC's Geoff Cutmore "scary", adding that he has created a "businesslike" atmosphere for the panel discussion.
Russian president Vladimir Putin says the country will not ban social media websites like Facebook and Twitter in Russia.
CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on Russian President Putin's comments at the International Economic Forum.
Russian president Vladimir Putin, says that despite the country's recent tensions with international bodies, he hopes "peaceful negotiations" will continue in all diplomatic processes.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 23- Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he was upbeat on the prospects for resolving the crisis in Ukraine and that doing so would help improve relations with the United States.
William Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, shares his thoughts on Russian President Putin's answers to questions about Ukraine, sanctions and Russia's economy, at the SPIEF conference.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 23- Russian President Vladimir Putin told an investment forum on Friday that the Kremlin will respect the outcome of the presidential election in Ukraine scheduled for May 25.
Russian president Vladimir Putin, says the sanctions imposed on Russia by the U.S. and EU are "illegal".
Russian President Vladimir Putin, answers questions on how sanctions have impacted his country.
*Fund's CEO says there is "big potential" in Russia. ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 23- China Investment Corporation, a sovereign wealth fund responsible for managing part of China's foreign exchange reserves, is keen to explore investment opportunities in Russia and expand its exposure to the country, its CEO said on Friday.