Russia said its currency crisis was over despite its forex reserves plunging and inflation surging over 10 percent, in its worst economic crisis since 1998.» Read More
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the fall in oil prices marks a good opportunity for Russia to diversify its economy.
Charles Robertson, global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, and Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, discuss how the rise of radical anti-austerity parties across the European Union highlights "political contagion" in the region.
Charles Robertson, global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, and Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, discuss what to expect from Russian President Vladimir Putin's highly-anticipated year-end speech.
The Russian ruble is seeing a slight rebound after Tuesday's rate hike. Chris Turner, head of FX strategy at ING, discusses whether this puts investors at ease.
As the Russian Central Bank continues to fight off the effect of international sanctions and the weak ruble, CNBC goes over the timeline of how it all went wrong.
The ruble's plummet has spurred world-wide jitters, but it isn't clear whether 'rublegeddon' can or should cause a global rout like the 1998 crisis.
The Russian Central Bank's efforts to fight the ruble's slide will be ineffective if oil continues to fall, Boris Schlossberg said.
With the Russian Central Bank raising its key interest rate to 17 percent, Tatiana Orlova, senior economist for Russia, CIS and Israel at RBS, weighs in on how it will impact market behaviour and exports.
Putin blames everyone else for Russia's problems, including speculators and the West in general, says Timothy Ash, head of emerging markets research at Standard Bank.
Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, talks about the Russian ruble's recent moves and how the currency is driven by a "number of factors".
Robert Kahn, Council on Foreign Relations, explains why financial sanctions will have a powerful impact on Russia.
In the wake of last week's protest, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports protesters remain in Ukraine's Independence Square, and speaks to Platinum Bank CEO Greg Krasnov about the country's financial situation.
Anton Siluanov, Russian finance minister, comments on the ruble, oil prices and structural reforms including reducing the role of the government in the economy.
Charles Robertson, global chief economist, Renaissance Capital, discusses the appointment of a new Head at the Russian Central Bank and whether chasing high single-digit growth is the right strategy for Russia.
The listing of Russia’ largest bank Sberbank on the London Stock Exchange, raising some $5 billion, is just the beginning of a wider trend and shows how Russian state-owned businesses are increasingly turning towards privatization, Anton Karamzin, deputy chairman and CFO of Sberbank, told CNBC.
Russia is expected later on Tuesday to close the share sale in London and Moscow of a $5 billion stake it owns in Sberbank after attracting strong interest in what analysts said was another move by the Russian government to advance reforms in the country and offer investors the chance to buy into fast-growing companies.
The Russia Forum, held in Moscow each February, brings together politicians and business leaders to discuss investing in this vast resource-rich country.