Sergei Guriev, professor of economics at Sciences Po, says the current oil price will pose serious challenges to Russia's budget.
Martin Brudermuller, vice chairman at BASF, says he is worried about the current tensions between Russia and the West.
Jack Ablin, Executive VP & CIO at BMO Private Bank, says traders are eyeing the ruble with "trepidation" as geopolitical uncertainties weigh on the Russian economy.
Renée Friedman, principal analyst at IHS, says that while there has been a "chillier tone" from Russia, we are not heading towards another Cold War.
Alexander Branis, chief investment advisor at Prosperity Capital, says Russia has built a "flexible" economy which can deal with a falling ruble and oil price.
Liza Ermolenko, emerging Europe economist at Capital Economics, says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has high popularity levels meaning he can put aside economic measures.
Andrey Kostin, President & Chairman of the Management Board at VTB Bank, explains why the Russian economy is "comfortable" with a weak currency.
Discussing how the drop in oil impacts Russia and the emerging markets, with Zachary Karabell, Envestnet: Evan Newmark, private investor: "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the many problems facing Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the FMHR traders take their positions on the Russian ETF, the RSX.
NATO is looking into reports Russian tanks crossed the Ukrainian border. NBC's Jim Maceda reports the details.
Russian billionaire Gennady Timchenko, who has known ties to Vladimir Putin, is the subject of a serious money laundering probe. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.
Economic troubles at the only remaining rival bidder for the 2022 Olympics have left an open path for Beijing to host again.
Blame gold's free fall on the Fed, but if a long-shot referendum passes it could be the Swiss National Bank that stops it.
The U.S. has launched a money-laundering probe of a member of Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, the Wall Street Journal reported.
With many foreign policy issues overshadowed by wider global forces, don't expect major shifts under the GOP-controlled Senate.
The Russian central bank has announced it is abandoning trying to manage its currency, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Countries around the world that rely on oil revenues are bracing for an imminent economic and budget hit.
A memorial to Apple founder Steve Jobs has been taken down in St. Petersburg, Russia, reports The "Squawk Alley" anchors.
Russia has a new tech city chock-full of co-working spaces, seed funding, and a research university. All they need now are the technologists.
CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight to the NASA rocket explosion which happened Tuesday night. The launch vehicle was headed to the International Space Station filled with supplies.