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  • Ulrich Birkenheier, President  of the MAD, the German Military Counter-Intelligence Service.

    The head of Germany's military intelligence said in a rare interview that one of his main challenges was to protect defense projects from industrial espionage by the Chinese and Russian secret services.

  • Carlsberg Earnings Lag as Russia Stalls Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 1:33 AM ET
    Cans of Carlsberg beer stand on display at the company's store at the headquarters of Carlsberg A/S in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Danish brewer Carlsberg on Monday reported operating earnings slightly below forecasts as its key Russia market stalled.

  • Nasdaq Moving Up Pre-Market Trading Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 1:51 PM ET
    Nasdaq Moving Up Pre-Market Trading

    The Nasdaq plans to move up pre-market trading by 3 hours to 4 a.m., with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief.

  • Meteorite Explodes Over Russia, Over 1,000 Injured Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    A meteor crashing in central Russia's Ural mountains.

    A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.

  • The Moscow Exchange priced its initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of the expected price range on Friday in the largest ever offering launched solely on a Russian platform.

  • Moscow Exchange IPO Sets Price at Low End of Range Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Moscow Exchange IPO Sets Price at Low End of Range

    Evgeny Fetisov, CFO of the Moscow Exchange, tells CNBC about his aspirations for the MICEX.

  • Currency Wars Come to Moscow as G-20 Meets Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 7:29 PM ET

    'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.

  • Russia: Don't Compete Through Currencies Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Russia fueled the G-20 currency war debate when the Russian finance minister criticized countries that are trying to stimulate their economies through currency devaluation.

  • Russia Says No to Currency War Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Russia Says No to Currency War

    Anton Siluanov, Russian finance minister, tells CNBC at the G20 meeting in Moscow that countries should not compete to devalue their currencies.

  • Are We Losing Cyber Security War? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:32 PM ET
    Are We Losing Cyber Security War?

    The White House says President Obama is determined to protect our nation against cyber threats, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), offers insight on the CISPA cyber bill, and just how serious the problem is.

  • $2 Trillion Economy With a Major Trust Problem Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    A $2 trillion economy and a stock market that trades at valuations cheaper than Pakistan - Russia is struggling to gain the trust of international capital.

  •  Russia Dep Fin Min: We're Moving Away From Currency Manipulation

    Alexei Moiseev, Russia's deputy finance minister tells CNBC that Russia is playing by the WTO rules although the country is still in a transition period.

  • Currency Wars on Agenda as G20 Fin Mins Meet in Moscow Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:15 AM ET
    Currency Wars on Agenda as G20 Fin Mins Meet in Moscow

    Ksenia Yudaeva, Russia's G20 Coordinator, tells CNBC that currency wars are about transparency and co-ordination of monetary policy between different countries.

  • G-7 Fires Warning Shot Over Currencies Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:33 AM ET
    A trader monitors the foreign exchange and stocks index in Tokyo.

    Monetary policies must not be directed at devaluing currencies, the Group of Seven nations said in a statement aimed at cooling growing international tensions over exchange rates and prompting yen to surge.

  • G20 to Skirt Potholes as World Economy Recovers Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | 6:39 PM ET

    With the road ahead looking a bit smoother, G20 finance ministers will be happy to ignore the wreck in the rear-view mirror when they meet this week to steer a course for the world economy.

  • Jim Rogers: I'm Short Government Bonds Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 4:50 PM ET
    Jim Rogers: I'm Short Government Bonds

    Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings Chairman and author of "Street Smarts," explains why he is short in government bonds, and where he is investing globally.

  • Russia: Not Just an Oil Proxy? Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    Russia: Not Just an Oil  Proxy?

    Chris Weafer, chief strategist at Sberbank Investment Bank tells CNBC that Russia is as much a consumer story as oil proxy.

  • Iran Oil Exports to Asia Fell by a Quarter in 2012 Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 7:04 PM ET
    FILE - An Iranian oil technician makes his way to the oil separator facilities in Iran's Azadegan oil field southwest of Tehran.

    Iran's crude exports to its biggest customer, Asia, fell by a quarter in 2012 and shipments this year are expected to drop by at least 12 percent under U.S. sanctions pressure, but ample alternative supplies will keep refiners flush with oil.

  • Gas Politics Between Ukraine and Russia Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Gas Politics Between Ukraine and Russia

    Simon Quijano, EMEA Chief Economist at ING, tells CNBC there will always be a tug of war with Ukraine between Western Europe and Russia.

  • World's Most Expensive City to Rent Is... Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Asia's financial capital Hong Kong retained its top spot as the world's most expensive city to rent a high-end apartment as robust demand on the island, a popular destination for employees looking to relocate overseas, and constrained supply, kept prices elevated.