Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter in talks on Tuesday.
Christoph Kaml, CFO at Palfinger, says the Austrian crane-maker's international businesses are making up for the weak orders in Europe.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the death of French oil giant Total's CEO. Christophe De Margerie was killed when his plane hit a snowplow at a Moscow airport.
Russia could face budget problems if oil stays at recent lows—especially given a sliding ruble and Crimea-related costs.
Tributes pour in for Christophe de Margerie after the chief executive of Total died in a business jet crash in Moscow.
Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, says the U.S. could deliberately be pushing down oil prices to hurt Russia.
Moody's Investors Service on Friday downgraded Russia's debt ratings to Baa2 with a negative outlook.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin of UBS dissect this week's market activity.
If you think wealth inequality in the U.S. is bad, consider Russia.
Tim Bevan, CEO of BCS Financial, says despite the volatility in the Russian market, people are still trading assets in the country because the country is "too big to ignore".
The market is playing a game to see how low oil can go. Cramer thinks there's no need to speculate on oil bottom yet.
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on Ebola protocols and headwinds for the markets.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tells CNBC that ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" and "stupid" sanctions.
Declan Ganley, Chairman and CEO of Rivada Networks, says Europe needs to rebuild relations with Russia but has played "too weak a hand" in dealing with its invasion of Crimea.
Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, comments on German/Russian relations and says that vacancies left by European companies in Russia will be filled by others if current sanction trends continue.
Russia is a European and Asian country and therefore trades with both regions says Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev. He also says that a higher number of reserve currencies would increase financial stability.
Russia's prime minister says the world must move away from its dependence on the dollar, arguing that the global economy would benefit as a result.
Ukraine must "decide for itself" says Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, adding that the country is not ready for an advanced economic partnership with the European Union.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says that the sanctions against Russia have been "absolutely destructive" in terms of relations with Western countries.
Donald Gimbel, CIO, Global Equities at Geneva Investment Management of Chicago and Dean Cheng, Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, agree that pragmatism is the key factor fueling China-Russia ties.