Russia doesn't have a magic wand to create growth but a multi-billion dollar investment program could help revive economic growth, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday.» Read More
Charles Robertson, global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, tells CNBC that 2015 is going to be pretty dreadful as there is always a second double dip after a big crash.
David Fass, EMEA CEO of Macquarie Group, tells CNBC it's key to have excellent local partners when investing in markets like Russia.
Clemens Grafe, chief economist Russia at Goldman Sachs, tells CNBC that the recent slowdown in Russia is domestic.
Dmitry Chernyshenko, CEO of Sochi 2014, responds to the report that Vladimir Putin was frustrated at the cost and speed of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Nils Smedegaard Anderson, CEO of Moller Maersk, tells CNBC that the company had to get used to global growth being slow, but they have now adjusted to it.
Vladimir Dmitriev, chairman of VEB Russia¿s State Development Bank, discusses the point that a state bank like his represents a market failure.
Oleg Deripaska, CEO of Rusal, discusses the basic resources sector and says that investors should calm down and "accept reality".
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, says the Russian system of governance is no longer "adequate" for the problem facing the economy.
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, talks about what needs to be done in Russia to attract foreign investments, and reduce the country's dependency on oil and gas exports.
Harold "Terry" McGraw, Chairman, President and CEO of McGraw Hill says President Putin needs to reintroduce Russia to the rest of the world.
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment, talks to CNBC about his meeting with President Putin and a new partnership with the sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates.
John Chambers, CEO of Cisco, explains why they've had nine quarters of record revenue growth in a row, its aggressive acquisition strategy, the "broken" U.S. tax system and returning cash to shareholders.
Bernard Sucher, member of the board at Aton, tells CNBC that there has been a long pause in any kind of meaningful structural reform in Russia.
Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of HIS, tells CNBC that there is no question that the US economy is recovering which can be seen most clearly through the resurgence in housing.
Mark Haefele, global head of investment at UBS Wealth Management, tells CNBC that despite volatility, a bet that has worked very well is betting where you see that the central bank has got your back
Frans Van Houton, CEO of Royal Philips, tells CNBC that he is focused on innovation, entrepreneurism and going for growth in the growth markets.
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric in St Petersburg says they have significantly ramped up investments in Russia and it is the 4th largest country for Schneider Electric.
Live from St Petersburg, CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Steve Sedgwick kick-off the St Petersburg International Economic Forum with a First on CNBC interview by Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson.
Klaus Mangold, chairman of TUI, tells CNBC that companies want to have clarity when it comes to big investments and the Russian government needs to deliver this.
Marcus Wallenberg, chairman of SEB bank, tells CNBC that Europe needs investments to get going and in a number of industries you see over capacity at the moment.