Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.» Read More
Russian president Vladimir Putin says the country will not ban social media websites like Facebook and Twitter in Russia.
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.
Russia's Vladimir Yakunins dismissed U.S. sanctions as inappropriate - but conceded they had impacted business.
Russian president Vladimir Putin, says the sanctions imposed on Russia by the U.S. and EU are "illegal".
The chairman of China's massive sovereign wealth fund has said that monetary easing in the euro zone would be "good news" and open up market opportunities.
Russian president Vladimir Putin, says "human rights fighter" Edward Snowden, who revealed the activities of the U.S. National Security Agency, did not reveal American spy secrets to Russia.
Russian president Vladimir Putin, says he will "respect" the outcome of the Ukrainian elections.
Oligarch Petro Poroshenko is likely to win Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, but has told CNBC that Russia might not accept the results.
Russian president Vladimir Putin, says the West supported an "unconstitutional coup d'état" in Ukraine when former President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown.
Russian president Vladimir Putin, says Russia is facing a slowdown in growth as "systemic imbalances" remain in the country's economy.
Russia's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov ruled out any economic stimulus measures and emphasized Russia's close ties with Ukraine.
A key ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russia should remain in international institutions like the WTO, despite the recent furor over Ukraine.
Ukraine may be close to a thousand miles away from St Petersburg, but it is never far from conversations among the elite gathered there.
Investors should be prepared for "crisis" when investing in Russia, the co-CEO of French billboard advertising agency JCDecaux told CNBC.
Intel was present at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia's top business summit, despite pressure from the U.S. to veto the event.
Sanctions against Russian business are not hurting yet and only serve to "amplify tensions", says the head of Russia's biggest steelmaker.
Some smaller Russian businesses have the potential to generate 'double-digit' returns, Dubai based private equity firm the Abraaj Group believes.
Embattled Ukraine lacks “the power or the possibility” to stand up to Russia at present, Ukraine’s former prime minister told CNBC.
As the Russian elite gathers for the St Petersburg Economic Forum, they will be all too aware the future looks less certain than it has for years.
If e-commerce giant Amazon thought it had tough competition from China's Alibaba then it might want to consider a new Russian dark horse in the shape of Ulmart.