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  • Russia steps up Asia engagement

    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.

  • Russia is looking for allies in Asia: Pro

    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.

  • Tracking Russia's Asia Pivot

    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.

  • Outlook for Russia's economy

    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, right, and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis are shown at the Greek parliament in Athens.

    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.

  • Aerial view of Christ the Redeemer statue, in Rio de Janeiro, June 26, 2014.

    Major emerging markets like Brazil and Russia could be at risk of a widespread credit crisis that could impact the world’s financial markets.

  • Falkland Islands' fears for Russia-backed invasion

    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 U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    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.

  • This expert is buying into Russia, Austria

    Nicholas Ferres, investment director of Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, explains why he likes the metals and mining sector in Austria and Russia.

  • Nato flag

    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.

  • Putin's role in Iran's nuclear ambitions

    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.

  • International hot spots in the limelight

    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.

  • Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group.

    The weakness in Russia due to sanctions is the big question hanging over emerging markets, fund manager Mark Mobius tells CNBC.

  • Fighting Putin and corruption: Ukraine FM

    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.

  • Rebuilding Ukraine from scratch

    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' greenback warning

    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.

  • Russia's biggest question mark: Mobius

    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.