A plummeting currency, rising inflation and sagging oil prices—that’s the stuff likely haunting Vladimir Putin’s nightmares.
U.S. and EU leaders plan to work together on sanctions and strengthening Europe and Ukraine's energy security in an united front against Russia.
Craig Botham, emerging markets economist at Schroders, says the weakened ruble has increased the risk of corporate debt defaults in Russia.
Olga Yangol, Senior Emerging Markets Debt Product Specialist at HSBC Global Asset Management, says while Russia's external balance sheet remains strong, economic conditions are rapidly deteriorating.
It’s this stock, and its partner in crime, that "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer believes are heading higher.
As the global economy faces headwinds each day, Jim Cramer knows this group can withstand stormy weather more often than the rest.
Iran's budget may not be in danger from falling oil prices for now, but its position in ongoing nuclear talks could weaken.
Estonia is offering an electronic residency to entice people to visit and open businesses in the country, the Fiscal Times, reports
The Kremlin is cracking down on Russian citizens and companies that it says are evading taxes by investing overseas.
The South Stream pipeline deal is not yet "dead" and the European Union could yet revive it, says Chris Weafer, a founding partner at Macro Advisory.
Russia's president is being pushed "further into a corner," leaving him little option but to continue his aggression, Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer says.
A top Russian policymaker issued a warning to Moldova as election results showed that pro-EU parties were edging toward victory.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, discusses the impact of oil's decline on Venezuela, Nigeria, and Russia.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer offers a key insight on today’s black gold focused red arrows.
With the drop in the price of oil recently, Cramer outlines the worst-case scenarios of what could happen. Could it really be that bad?
Business confidence in former Soviet satellite Hungary has been hit by the international sanctions imposed on Russia following its Ukraine incursion.
Hungary is working with the European Union and Russia to solve issues in the Ukraine, but the country is watching its own back because it is dependent on Russian energy, Zoltan Kovacs, the government's international spokesperson, says.
Hungary's economy is "on a good path" with unemployment falling and growth picking up, Zoltan Kovacs, the government's international spokesperson, says.
Zoltan Kovacs, the Hungarian government's international spokesperson, discusses the country's controversial proposal to introduce a tax on Internet traffic.
Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, describes the reaction of emerging market assets to plunging oil prices.