Oleksandr Pysaruk, first deputy governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, says that economic growth in 2015 will be better than originally thought as tensions in the east of the country settle down.
Standard & Poor's affirmed its ratings on Russia Friday, providing relief to markets that had feared a downgrade.
George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, says Europe needs to be "more active" in helping Ukraine fight against Russia.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses what to expect from the Ukrainian elections.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says President Vladimir Putin needs to push structural reform.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says he would consider a return to government if it wants reform, adding "painful steps" are needed to "cure" the country's economy.
Chairman and CEO of Naftogaz Ukraine, Andriy Kobolev, told CNBC's Dina Gusovsky that the seemingly cozy relationship between Russia and China is nothing more than political bluff. He says the United States should not be worried about the recent $400 billion gas deal.
Russia could face budget problems if oil stays at recent lows—especially given a sliding ruble and Crimea-related costs.
British online fashion retailer ASOS posted a 14 percent fall in annual profit after the strength of sterling hit sales growth.
Moody's Investors Service on Friday downgraded Russia's debt ratings to Baa2 with a negative outlook.
If Ukraine takes gas from pipeline, Putin says Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tells CNBC that ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" and "stupid" sanctions.
The bulk of a new type of allowance paid to bankers are in breach of the European Union's bonus cap.
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.
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.
Amid a market of treachery, Cramer provides a 10 step guide for market navigation, and warning investors that certain stocks exposed could go lower.
Chinese and German politicians on Friday acknowledged that a stimulus might be needed. Cramer thinks this is a step in the right direction.
Andriy Kobolev, CEO of state gas firm Naftogaz, has one of the toughest jobs in the energy industry. It isn't getting easier.
Andriy Kobolev is only 36, but he's already the CEO and Chairman of Naftogaz Ukraine, a company he refers to as one of the biggest energy monopolies in Europe. Kobolev sat down with CNBC's Dina Gusovsky to discuss his concerns over not being able to reach a deal for gas with Gazprom and whether or not Russia could cut supplies altogether.