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  • Peace matters more than rate hikes  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Ahead of the Russian Central Bank's rate decision, Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says there should be more focus on peace in Eastern Ukraine.

  • Will Russia's central bank cut rates?  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    If the Russian Central Bank does cut its key rates, city economists will have "eggs spread liberally all over their faces" says CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who explains more.

  • This is a 'massive buy signal' for Russia  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:30 AM ET

    Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, says resolving the conflict in south east Ukraine will be the key to getting sanctions lifted.

  • Russia declares ruble crisis over Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 8:46 PM ET
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    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.

  • UK PM: Must keep pressure on Russia  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    At the European Union summit, sanctions on Russia is all the talk. U.K. prime minister David Cameron says the pressure must be kept on Russia while President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, stated that EU needs a consistent strategy towards Russia. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Russia's economy matters!  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Discussing a slowdown in Russia, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, looks back at the Russian economic crisis in the 1990s and how it impacted Europe, adding that worst case - it might happen again.

  • Is the ruble undervalued yet? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    Russia's currency briefly surpassed Ukraine's Hryvnia as the worst performing currency year-to-date, but it isn't clear whether the ruble is undervalued.

  • Russia will grow again within 2 years  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the fall in oil prices marks a good opportunity for Russia to diversify its economy.

  • Syriza a sign of 'political contagion' in EU: Pro  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 2:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Putin speech: Will he appease markets?  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Russia's ruble not out of danger yet  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Russian economy: When it all went wrong  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    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.

  • Will 'rublegeddon' take down emerging markets? Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    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.

  • Nothing Russia can do for ruble if oil falls: Pro Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
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    The Russian Central Bank's efforts to fight the ruble's slide will be ineffective if oil continues to fall, Boris Schlossberg said.

  • Can Russia's Central Bank keep the rate at 17%?  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    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 won't take blame for Russia's woes  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Russian ruble driven by a 'number of factors'  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Russian fin min: privatizations remain key  Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 1:35 AM ET

    Anton Siluanov, Russian finance minister, comments on the ruble, oil prices and structural reforms including reducing the role of the government in the economy.