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  • Investments in Russia are growing again: Minister Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Investments in Russia are growing again: Minister

    Alexei Ulyukayev, Russia's minister of economic development, expects growth to reach 2.5 percent in 2014 due to higher exports and increased investments.

  • Putin's Olympic task: Safety amid corruption charges Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 7:22 AM ET
    Putin's Olympic task: Safety amid corruption charges

    William Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, provides perspective on the Magnitsky Act and corruption in Russia ahead of the Olympic Games in Sochi. These guys are up to no good, says Browder, Putin can't control anything out there.

  • UK has Scotland, Russia has Ukraine: VTB CEO Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:25 AM ET
    UK has Scotland, Russia has Ukraine: VTB CEO

    Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group,discusses Ukraine and says that Russia is as attached to it as the U.K. is to Scotland.

  • Russia has 'ambitious targets': VTB CEO Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:15 AM ET
    Russia has 'ambitious targets': VTB CEO

    Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group, explains that Russia is "moving in the right direction", just not as fast as most would like.

  • Russia companies are 'not efficient': RDIF CEO Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 3:15 AM ET
    Russia companies are 'not efficient': RDIF CEO

    Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), says Russian companies need to improve their efficiency and require more investment.

  • We are bullish on Russia: Henkel CEO Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 1:40 AM ET
    We are bullish on Russia: Henkel CEO

    Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, says the company is bullish on Russia as it presents "long-term business opportunities".

  • Russia hacked hundreds of companies, says security firm Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies.

  • The big security threat at Davos: hacker attacks Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 9:54 AM ET
    Laptops at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    The World Economic Forum has geared up for potential information security breaches at this year's confab. Here's what you need to know.

  • Period of easy growth in Russia is over: Dep. Fin Min

    Alexey Moiseev, deputy finance minister of Russia, says the country needs to deliver structural reforms to improve the economy.

  • Ukrainians wants EU integration: Opposition Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Ukrainians wants EU integration: Opposition

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk, leader of the All Ukrainian Union Fatherland, says the majority of Ukrainians support integration in the European Union, as Russia would not help implement the necessary reforms.

  • Top US global risk? America's foreign policy Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    US top global risk is America's foreign policy

    Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, shares his firm's annual list of top global risks for the nation, including America's troubled alliances, diverging markets and the new China. This is a do or die year for Iran, says Bremmer.

  • Putin loosens Sochi protest ban for Olympics Saturday, 4 Jan 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin visits the 'RusSki Gorki' Jumping Center at the Krasnaya Polyana resort near the Black Sea city of Sochi, on January 3, 2014.

    Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin eased a sweeping ban on protests in Sochi, but demonstrations will require advance approval.

  • Seymour: Not your father's Russia Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    Seymour: It's not your father's Russia anymore

    Triogem Asset Management's Tim Seymour explains why it is still safe to invest in Russia and which companies investors should consider putting their money into in this emerging market. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.

  • Securing Sochi: Protecting the Olympics Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 1:44 PM ET
    Securing Sochi: Protecting the Olympics

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports the suicide bomber in Volgograd, Russia has been identified, and on the security measures being taken to protect athletes and attendees at the winter games.

  • Attacks reignite debate on Russia investments Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    Russian firefighters and security personnel inspect a destroyed trolleybus in Volgograd on Monday.

    Russia faces challenges assuring investors about its stability relative to other countries. Terrorist attacks may make those challenges worse.

  • Fast food CEO: How govt regulation drove us abroad Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Carl's Jr. restaurant in Shanghai.

    Hardee's and Carl's Jr. are expanding rapidly abroad due to higher potential outside the U.S., CKE Restaurants' CEO said.

  • Latvia to join euro zone: what you should know Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Despite years of speculation about which country will quit first, the euro zone will become one country bigger when Latvia joins on January, 1.

  • Russia bombings death toll rises to 33: Interfax Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 2:29 AM ET
    Volgograd train station, where a female suicide is thought to have blown herself up, on December 29, 2013.

    Two more people wounded by suicide bombings in the Russian city of Volgograd have died, a news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Deadly bombing attacks in Russia Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 7:27 PM ET
    Deadly bombing attacks in Russia

    Discussing security for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi following deadly terror attacks in Russia, with Michael Rubin, "Dancing with the Devil" author.

  • State of emergency called in Russian city Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 9:09 AM ET
    State of emergency called in Russian city

    A state of emergency has been called in Volgograd, Russia, after dozens of people are reported dead and injured by a suicide blast on a trolley earlier today in the city. The third deadly attack in four days. NBC's Jim Maceda reports on the violence in Russia.