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  • WTO Helps Make Russia Competitive: CEO Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    WTO Helps Make Russia Competitive: CEO

    Kirill Dmitriev, chief executive officer of RDIF, says Russia is one of the few countries in the world that can deliver growth, and joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) has made it more competitive.

  • Business Buzz: Steve Pagliuca Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Business Buzz: Steve Pagliuca

    Maria Bartiromo gets the Davos buzz from Steve Pagliuca, MD at Bain Capital, on European optimism and the changing face of Russia.

  • Russia Assures Investors Over Reforms at Davos Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:55 AM ET

    Investors worldwide continue to be skeptical towards Russia, confounded by whether real reforms will bring structural changes. During the World Economic Forum, the Russian delegation has been trying to reassure investors in order to reverse capital outflows that have reached more than $350 billion since 2007.

  • Bizarre Trial Stirs Western Concerns About Russia Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:21 AM ET
    Sergei Magnitsky, deceased man on trial in Russia.

    The fallout from a bizarre trial in Russia appears to be aggravating Western concerns about state-sponsored corruption.

  •  Russia's Belyakov: Business Environment Varies from Region to Region

    Sergey Belyakov, Russia's deputy minister of economic development, tells CNBC they want to create an enabling environment for investment and continue to push a program of privatisation where the market conditions are right.

  • Banks Try to Put Past Sins Behind Them at Davos Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 11:12 PM ET

    Leaders of the world's largest banks have gone some way to persuading investors that their industry's near-death experience is over, even though the public still doesn't trust them.

  • Medvedev Speech Unrealistic: CEO Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    Medvedev Speech Unrealistic: CEO

    William Browder, CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management, says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's speech at the World Economic Forum was divorced from reality, and advises investors to avoid the country.

  • Loading central banks with more tasks and pressing them to pursue more aggressive monetary policies could risk a round of competitive devaluations, European Central Bank policymaker Jens Weidmann said on Monday, citing pressure on the Bank of Japan.

  • Cyprus Won't Cause Another Crisis: Expert Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 10:10 AM ET
    Cyprus Won't Cause Another Crisis: Expert

    Michael Michaelide, rates strategist at RBS, tells CNBC why he doesn't expect a Cypriot default and why its long term economic prospects are good.

  • Russia Tipped to Do Well in 2013: Expert Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 1:45 AM ET
    Russia Tipped to Do Well in 2013: Pro

    Julian Mayo, Co-CIO at Charlemagne Capital, tells CNBC that 2013 should be a good year for Russia and which stocks to pick to play its growth.

  • Hollande's Clumsiness Endangers French Reforms Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 3:29 PM ET
    French President Francois Hollande.

    Francois Hollande's clumsy handling of financial reform promises has turned public mood against him and prompted smirking foreign leaders to offer refuge to French tax exiles.

  • The Dragon Extends Its Influence on Global Economy Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    China's growing influence means it is useful to think about the world economy in terms of two separate narratives, one expert explains.

  • Goldman Sachs Says Buy Megafon—Despite IPO Snub Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 4:59 AM ET
    MegaFon Gets Low Valuation in $1.7 Billion IPO

    Megafon’s $1.7 billion share offering raised eyebrows last year when Goldman Sachs pulled out as lead bookrunner close to launch – but the investment bank has now issued a “buy” rating on the stock.

  • The Depardieu Global Guessing Game Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 4:52 PM ET
    The Depardieu Global Guessing Game

    French actor Gerard Depardieu has been granted citizenship by Russian President Vladimir Putin, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Putin Signs Adoption Ban Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 7:44 PM ET
    Putin Signs Adoption Ban

    Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a bill today banning adoptions by Americans starting January 1 in retaliation to the U.S. Magnitsky Act signed by President Obama. Former Pentagon Advisor Michael Rubin, offers insight.

  • Russian Ban on U.S. Adoptions Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET
    Russian Ban on U.S. Adoptions

    Moscow is going to approve a ban on American couples from adopting Russian children, with Don Jensen, Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discusses the state of Europe's fiscal woes.

  • India, Russia Seal Defense Deals; Hail Partnership Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    India agreed to buy dozens of Russian military helicopters and fighter jet assembly kits at a summit on Monday, underlining the resilience of ties between the long-time allies despite New Delhi's recent moves to diversify its arms suppliers.

  • What's Behind Indo-Russian Relations? Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | 6:40 PM ET
    Russia - India Relations

    Aninda Mitra, Head of Economics, South-East Asia, ANZ explains why Russia and India will strengthen their defense and trade ties as the leaders of both nations meet in New Delhi.

  • China the Frontrunner to Buy Exxon's Iraqi Assets Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has emerged as the frontrunner to take over Iraq's West Qurna-1 oilfield from Exxon Mobil, a move that would diminish Western oil influence in Iraq a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.

  • Why Russia's Richest Man Continues to Like Facebook Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:45 AM ET
    Why Russia's Richest Man Continues to Like Facebook

    Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man, tells CNBC's Geoff Cutmore that he is waiting for Facebook's next surge and believes the company's potential is untapped. (2:00)