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CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports how much money Russia loses when oil prices fall, and the cost of sanctions imposed by the U.S. and the EU.
Discussing Russian President Vladimir Putin's plans with Ukraine, with Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist.
Mikhail Liluashvili, Russia economist at Oxford Economics says the main catalyst driving the MICEX market is "investor settlement" and discusses the three factors contributing to the weak ruble.
Anna Zadornova, economist at UBS, says the central bank is taking steps to stabilizing the ruble which will be good news for Russian stocks.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble talks about how severe the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is becoming with around 13 people a day are dying.
With all of its income from oil sales, Russia's central bank is making a big move toward gold.
Jim Cramer takes a hard look at what is happening overseas to see if it is really a bad thing. Could this mean a few extra bucks in your pocket?
Tina Fordham, chief political analyst at Citi talks about how we should assess Putin's next moves, saying we should not think about Putin like "other leaders", as he's very much "motivated" by a "geopolitical calculus", rather than economic calculus.
Stocks could keep up their slow march higher in the coming week as energy and the consumer remain top themes for the economy and markets.
There are only three sectors that matter much to the Kremlin, and the West is hard-pressed to find new ways to penalize any of them.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the Russia-Ukraine crisis, prior to the arrival of President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Australia.
Mike Singh, Washington Institute, discusses the implications of a deal between Russia and Iran to build two new nuclear reactors in Iran.
President Obama gets a $2,173/night hotel suite for the G-20 meeting, while host Tony Abbott slums it with a $270/night room.
Oleg Kouzmin, Russia and CIS economist at Renaissance Capital, says Russian GDP growth will be positive if oil remains above $93 per barrel.
The White House has managed to move forward from Veteran Affairs health care scandal, among other events, reports NBC News.
CNBC's Susan Li reports highlights from the APEC leader summit in China.
CNBC's Susan Li reports the highlights from the APEC leader summit in Beijing, including President Obama saying he would significantly extend the short-term Visa deal between U.S. and China.
Alexander Branis, chief investment advisor at Prosperity Capital, says Russia has built a "flexible" economy which can deal with a falling ruble and oil price.
Liza Ermolenko, emerging Europe economist at Capital Economics, says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has high popularity levels meaning he can put aside economic measures.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the many problems facing Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the FMHR traders take their positions on the Russian ETF, the RSX.