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  • 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
    Russian 1000 rouble currency banknotes

    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.

  • Will the Bank of Russia Cut Rates?  Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    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.

  • As Russian Firms List Abroad, Is Now the Time to Invest? Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 8:47 AM ET

    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.

  • Sberbank’s UK Listing: the Beginning of a Trend? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 11:31 AM ET

    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.

  • Commentary: Reform Key to Growth in Russia Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 10:25 AM ET
    Vladamir Putin

    The Russia Forum, held in Moscow each February, brings together politicians and business leaders to discuss investing in this vast resource-rich country.