The ongoing crisis with the West is prompting Russia to bolster relations with Asian countries, says Anthon Tsvetov, media and government relations manager at Russian International Affairs Council.
Andrew Naylor, executive director at Cicero Group, outlines the diplomatic and economic aims of Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Asia this week.
Economics will be the top agenda of Russian prime minister Dimitry Medvedev's visit to Vietnam and Thailand this week, says James Brown, Assistant Professor at Temple University, Japan.
Here is a look at Russia one year after the Western sanctions kicked in hours before Russia's March annexation of Crimea.
Jochen Wermuth, Managing Partner of Wermuth Asset Management, talks about the Russian markets, adding that if Moscow focuses solely on oil and gas, it will suffer.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that he sought no rift with Europe after his cash-strapped country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders in a bid to secure much-needed funds.
Major emerging markets like Brazil and Russia could be at risk of a widespread credit crisis that could impact the world’s financial markets.
The UK has sent military support to the Falkland Islands, amid concerns that it faces an increased risk of an attack from Argentina, backed by Russia. CNBC's Ted Kemp reports.
The U.K. has sent extra military support to the Falkland Islands, amid concerns that it faces an increased risk of attack from Argentina.
The single currency’s slump may weigh on euro zone policymakers’ minds, but the head of finance at one major EM firm said some companies could use it to their benefit.
Nicholas Ferres, investment director of Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, explains why he likes the metals and mining sector in Austria and Russia.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former secretary-general at NATO, discusses the threat of ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, as well as the rise of the Islamic state.
Bill Browder, Hermitage Capital CEO and Author of "Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice." discusses Russia's involvement with talks in Iran.
President Vladimir Putin dismissed two senior officials on Monday in a surprise move that followed rumors of feuding at the heart of the Kremlin.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, shares perspective on the top headlines in global news this week, including an attempt to forge a new deal with Iran on its nuclear program, and Benjamin Netanyahu's political victory.
The weakness in Russia due to sanctions is the big question hanging over emerging markets, fund manager Mark Mobius tells CNBC.
Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko, talks about the economic impact of its war with Russia, and Ukraine's efforts to deal with corruption within its borders.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko, about obtaining IMF financing while Russia remains the country's largest creditor. Also Jaresko talks about dealing with Vladimir Putin.
Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets, discusses how a strong dollar is positive for U.S. businesses but warns against the greenback getting any stronger. Also Mobius weighs in on how central banks have impacted the global economy.
It will probably get worse in Russia before it gets better, says Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets, sharing his concerns about the weakening Russian ruble, and how lower oil prices are impacting Brazil.