Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval ratings could take a hit following the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and as the tough economic reality begins to bite.
The Russian railway's death toll is part of life under Putin, as the country sometimes fails to provide basic infrastructure despite prospering over the past 14 years.
Protests broke out in Moscow after Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was found guilty of embezzling money.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks toward 2015 and shares predictions on gold, the Dow, IBM and more.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports the details on what's behind protests taking place outside the Kremlin in Moscow.
David Gordon, International Capital Strategies, discusses the growing concerns about another debt crisis in Greece as the euro hits its lowest level against the U.S. dollar in more than two years.
Russia's recent moves with Ukraine appear "counterproductive" says John Peet, Europe editor at "The Economist".
Oil prices could drop further to $40 and market volatility is "going to persist" due to political turbulence, says Ana Cukic Armstrong, CEO of Armstrong Investment Managers.
Lower oil prices are great for the U.K., but for Europe it is "a bit more ambiguous," says James Ashley, chief European economist at RBC Capital Markets.
The Russian ruble tumbled to a one-week low on Monday, after new figures showed the country’s economy shrinking for the first time in over 5 years.
Energy expert Stephen Schork says bets for oil below $30 per barrel have skyrocketed in the past two weeks.
Few countries have invested more heavily in Russia than Germany after the Cold War ended. But now the rush is going in reverse. The NYT reports.
Peter Andersen, Congress Wealth Management, and John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer, discuss the retail sales season and what is expected to work for consumers in 2015.
The ruble ended a five-day rally and starting sliding again after a top Russian official said the currency had stabilized.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the mixed year for hedge fund performance.
As the U.S. reduces its military budget, Jim Cramer sees allied countries are arming themselves. This is good news for one group of stocks.
Walter Molano, Chief Economist at BCP Securities, says Russia's economy is a victim of Western sanctions and lower oil prices. He also explains why EMs will face many headwinds in the year ahead.
Global investors shouldn't be looking at Russia as the tip of a systemic Russia-leads-to-contagion crisis, Douglas Rediker said.
Russia's Prime Minister warned there's a risk of "a deep recession." Details, with CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Douglas Rediker, International Capital Strategies, who outlines risks to the overall global economy.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Standard and Poor's has cut Russia's outlook.