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  • Are we heading into a global recession?

    Willem Buiter, global chief economist at Citi, expects global growth to fall by the end of next year, led by emerging markets such as China, Brazil and Russia.

  • There are no forces that could lift up Transaero: Altera Capital MD

    Kirill Androsov, managing director of Altera Capital, explains why the Russian airline company Aeroflot decided not to acquire bankrupt rival Transaero.

  • How healthy is Russia's banking system?

    Anton Siluanov, Russian finance minister, says he does not expect any growth in banking sector profits this year.

  • The Russian economy has adjusted: VTB Capital CEO

    Alexei Yakovitsky, CEO and chairman of VTB Capital, says he sees some capital coming back into Russia and that his business will hopefully make a profit this year.

  • Lower oil prices have hit inflation: Russian Central Bank governor

    Elvira Nabiullina, Russian Central Bank governor, says the bank is data dependent and is closely watching markets to see from where inflationary pressures may come.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) attends the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix competition as Lewis Hamilton (2nd R) of Great Britain and Mercedes GP and Sebastian Vettel (R) of Germany and Ferrari celebrate October 11, 2015 in Sochi, Russia.

    F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has dismissed reports that he sprayed Russian President Putin with champagne after Sunday's grand prix in Sochi.

  • LUXEMBOURG— The European Union on Monday moved closer to suspending sanctions on Belarus following the central European nation's release of political prisoners and a weekend election that was more transparent and calm than previous polls. France's Europe Minister, Harlem Desir, said Monday's foreign affairs meeting had a provisional commitment that for...

  • Is the future bright for Greece? Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Is the future bright for Greece?

    Eurogroup’s president, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, and ECB's executive board member Benoît Cœuré, discuss the current situation in Greece in terms of servicing its own debt and reforms.

  • Need to work together on Syria: Dijsselbloem Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Need to work together on Syria: Dijsselbloem

    Eurogroup’s president, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, urges the Kremlin to work together with the West when it comes to the Syrian crisis.

  • Russia resumes gas supply to Ukraine Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 4:07 AM ET

    MOSCOW— Russia's gas monopoly Gazprom resumed supplies to Ukraine Monday, in a development that will help the country meet its energy needs through the harsh winter months. Past gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine have led to cutoffs of supply. Temperatures in Ukraine can drop to as cold as -4 degrees Fahrenheit in winter, and most homes in Ukraine rely on...

  • PARIS, Oct 11- France and Saudi Arabia are to agree big aerospace contracts when French Prime Minister Manuel Valls visits the kingdom on Tuesday, sources close to the matter said on Sunday. Saudi Arabia has shown interest recently in purchasing flexible assault naval vessels like the Mistral helicopter carriers sold to Egypt as well as multi-purpose Fremm...

  • LIMA, Oct 9- Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov and his Ukrainian counterpart, Natalia Yaresko, failed to reach a deal at their meeting on Friday on restructuring Kiev's $3 billion debt to Moscow, but agreed to continue talking. Ukraine has agreed a debt restructuring deal with a group of its largest creditors in order to plug a $15 billion funding gap under...

  • Sen. Graham: ISIS 'religious Nazis,' must be stopped

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, Senator, (R-S.C.), weighs in on Syria, Russia and ISIS.

  • Russia making smart play on Assad: Sen. Graham Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 4:43 PM ET
    Russia making smart play on Assad: Sen. Graham

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, Senator, (R-S.C.), weighs in on Syria, Russia and ISIS.

  • LIMA, Oct 9- Moscow is not ready to compromise on Ukraine's debt, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday before a meeting with Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko. Siluanov has previously said Russia will demand full repayment in December of a $3 billion Eurobond from Ukraine that Kiev sold in late 2013 when former Ukrainian President...

  • MOSCOW, Oct 9- Russia's top natural gas producer Gazprom said on Friday it has reached an agreement with Kiev on the prepayment of gas purchases and will resume supplies to Ukraine on Oct. 12, once the payments are made. Gazprom halted gas supplies to Ukraine in July after Kiev failed to make prepayments for purchases. Moscow and Kiev signed a 10- year gas supply deal...

  • Although dominated by lenders such as state-controlled Sberbank and VTB, Russia's banking sector has several large, established, foreign players, such as Italy's UniCredit, Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International, France's Societe Generale, and Citigroup of the United States. But bankers and analysts point to the disproportionately large share of group...

  • Putin's Syria play increase US-Russia tensions Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 6:42 AM ET
    Putin's Syria play increase US-Russia tensions

    Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer, discusses Russia's intervention in Syria's war-torn country. Also Bremmer discusses Chinese companies benefiting from cyberattacks and what the U.S. can do to curb the security breaches.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 8- Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, has slammed a bid by United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, to get a waiver from a U.S. ban on Russian rocket engines for military use. ULA's threat to skip an upcoming Air Force competition to launch a GSP satellite unless it got a waiver was "nothing less than...

  • Concerns over geopolitical tensions in Syria boost crude prices. NEW YORK, Oct 8- Oil prices climbed to their highest in five weeks on Thursday, as buoyant Chinese equity markets encouraged buying, and as Russia's military involvement in Syria brought a geopolitcal risk premium into the market. Brent crude oil futures rose $1.60 to $52.93 a barrel by 1:07 p.m....