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Israeli military forces destroyed a stockpile of Russian missiles that the Syrian government was reportedly prepared to deliver to Hezbollah, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Russia doesn't have the most positive reputation abroad. It's trying hard to change that.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
Atanas Bostandjiev, U.K. and international CEO of VTB Capital, says that due to the situation in the U.S., now is a good entry point for the "emerging markets investor" and says the Russian "story is still very constructive".
Nicolas Bertrand, head of equity and derivatives at the London Stock Exchange Group, talks about the LSE's international order book as the exchange holds a Russia Day special event.
The U.S. government shutdown leaves cybersecurity experts fearing the Department of Defense's computer networks may be more at risk.
Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division of Emirates National Bank of Dubai says China and Russia are taking a much bigger role in world affairs in what could be the beginning of a new world order as the U.S. starts growing more insular.
Two Russian multimillionaires racked up a $207,116 bill between them in a head-to-head contest at a London nightclub, to see who could amass the biggest bar tab.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev was elected to serve a third term on Wednesday evening but voting was marred by local media reports that suggested the results were released even before the polls opened.
If you want to break OPEC, approve the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, T. Boone Pickens tells CNBC.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
Now that the U.S. has edged past Russia as the world's largest oil and gas producer, the drumbeat to export some of that oil bounty might get louder.
A WSJ headline says the U.S. is "overtaking Russia" as the largest oil and gas producer. Dan Pickering of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. says the U.S. is importing about 8 million barrels today, and Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, talks about the benefit refiners are seeing right now.
Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, discusses how the country's equity markets are getting more accessible.
Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, talks about the group's deal to supply gas to China and how all that's left to agree on is the price.
Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, discusses the company's performance and what shale gas means for the industry.
Alexey Kornya, CFO of MTS, says that the company is focusing on cheap smartphones as high end smartphones like Apple's iPhone's are not in high demand because they are too expensive.
Olga Dergunova of the Russian agency for state property management, discusses privatizations and says there are many sectors in which the Russian government holds no stakes.
Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB, talks about the effects of the debt ceiling on the Russian economy.
Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the debt ceiling fight and threat of a government shutdown.