Mikhail Shamolin, CEO of Sistema, says that Western sanctions have created a desire to develop domestic businesses in Russia.
Mikhail Shamolin, CEO of Sistema, talks about the experience of having private oil company Bashneft seized by the Russian state.
Despite sanctions, political isolation & business risks in a rocky environment, Sistema's CEO said Russia was still their key market.
ISIS and Russia's military aggression remain problematic, but Greece and the Fed remain the market's immediate concerns, says Ashwin Bulchandani, Chief Strategist at MatlinPatterson.
Russia warns about impact of American military equipment on border.
Perhaps it's time for Athens to broaden its search for funding - at least that's the suggestion from Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund.
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, tells CNBC that Greece will find a solution by working with the EU, adding that Russia is supportive of the country's efforts.
Monday's rate cut came at an interesting time for the Bank of Russia's Governor Elvira Nabiullina.
The Russian Central Bank has cut its key interest rate by 100 basis points to 11.5 percent.
Tatiana Orlova, senior economist of Russia, CIS and Israel at RBS, gives her predictions ahead of the Russian central bank rate decision today.
Pope Francis sat down with Russian President Putin to discuss restoring peace between Russia and Ukraine.
Simon Fentham-Fletcher, CIO of Freedom Asset Management Limited, tells CNBC that there is significant investment opportunities in Russia.
World leaders have wrapped up a G-7 summit in Germany, with a stronger stance on climate change, among a wide range of issues. CNBC's Carolin Roth reports.
The Russia-Ukraine crisis could last decades, the former head of NATO has warned, telling CNBC that the West should consider arming the Ukrainians.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, founder and chairman of Rasmussen Global, talks about Russia and the conflict in Ukraine.
Russia and Qatar, hosts of the next two soccer World Cup tournaments, could lose the right to hold the games if evidence of bribery emerges.
President Barack Obama answers questions on sanctions for Russia at the 41st G7 summit. Ultimately, this is an issue for Russian President Vladimir Putin, says Obama.
President Barack Obama speaks on the global economy at the 41st G7 summit.
President Barack Obama notes the strong job growth in the U.S. private sector and the declining U.S. unemployment rates. Also, Obama weighs in on how sanctions have impacted Russia's economy.
Ben Mezrich, New York Times best-selling author, discusses how two Russian billionaires helped bring Vladimir Putin to power.