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  • MOSCOW, Feb 6- The Russian rouble opened broadly stronger on Friday and shares rose, supported by higher oil prices and possible progress on the Ukraine crisis. Market players were waiting for the results of a meeting on resolving the Ukraine crisis between Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois...

  • FACTBOX-Russia's 'anti-crisis' fund has little to spare Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 11:59 AM ET

    Last week, Russia announced a $35 billion "anti-crisis" spending plan to help the economy. Almost half of the Fund is already committed to domestic projects and companies- close to a 60 percent cap that limits investments within Russia. The NWF was set up in 2008 when Russia split up its Stabilisation Fund, a rainy-day fund financed from oil taxes, into two...

  • *Ukraine's economy hit by conflict in the east. *IMF mission has extended visit as Kiev seeks loans. KIEV, Feb 5- Ukraine's hryvnia currency plunged about 30 percent against the dollar on Thursday, traders said, after the central bank abandoned the foreign currency auctions that had effectively pegged the exchange rate.

  • *Ukraine's economy hit by conflict in the east. *IMF mission has extended visit as Kiev seeks loans. KIEV, Feb 5- Ukraine's central bank announced on Thursday a big increase in its main interest rate to 19.5 percent to try to avert financial collapse, brought ever closer by fighting in the country's east and a lack of foreign funding.

  • Buffett: Buying in Western Europe, eyeing Russia Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:06 PM ET
    Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway

    Business magnate Warren Buffett said Wednesday he is planting his flag in Western Europe.

  • LONDON, Feb 4- Sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine have compounded the impact of oil's plunge but Moscow may have the financial buffers to hold out for two years without a change in policy. European governments meet next week to review the sanctions, imposed after Russia annexed Crimea last March and threw its support behind pro- Moscow separatists in...

  • *Rosneft faces $7 billion debt repayment to banks on Feb. 13. LONDON, Feb 3- Rosneft is raising money from Swiss trader Trafigura days before it must repay a $7 billion debt and squeezed by sanctions, industry sources said, seeking new options after a foray into the bond market fuelled a devaluation of the rouble. Now the Feb. 13 deadline for the repayment of another $7...

  • NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia, Feb 3- Russia's economy minister said on Tuesday the government planned to spend 525 billion roubles from the state's National Wealth Fund to support infrastructure projects including one to produce liquefied natural gas, Yamal LNG.

  • Putin on track to nationalize companies: Critic Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 7:56 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Investors shouldn't expect to find value in Russia because earnings will be lost to capital controls and expropriation, Putin critic William Browder says.

  • Nobody put Putin in a corner: William Browder Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 7:34 AM ET
    Nobody put Putin in a corner: William Browder

    William Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, discusses Russia's tattered economy, as crude prices slump, sanctions continue and Putin remains defiant over Ukraine.

  • BP and its future with Russia Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 4:10 AM ET
    BP and its future with Russia

    After 25 years with Russia, Bob Dudley, CEO of BP says his company is "deeply committed" to its relationship with Rosneft, and sees it as a long-term investment.

  • Hague: Putin's 'sphere of influence' Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET
    Hague: Putin's 'sphere of influence'

    William Hague, leader of the House of Commons, says that if Russia continues to exert its power like it's done with Ukraine, it will result in a "grave deterioration in relations" between itself and Europe.

  • Putin needs a 'miracle' for economy: Ex-diplomat Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:30 AM ET
    Putin needs a 'miracle' for economy: Ex-diplomat

    Andrew Wood, former U.K. ambassador to Russia, says Russian President Vladimir Putin is in trouble and would need a "miracle" to turnaround the country's economy.

  • Obama right about Russia economy: Experts Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 3:10 PM ET
    Russian communist party supporters carry a portrait of late Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin as they take part in a memorial ceremony to mark the 91st anniversary of his death, in Moscow’s Red Square, Jan. 21, 2015.

    Individuals doing business with Russian clients say Obama's claims of Russia's economy being in "tatters" are absolutely correct.

  • Ukraine President: Must stop this 'terrorism' Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Ukraine President: Must stop this 'terrorism'

    At Davos, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko talks to CNBC about how the country needs help from the rest of the world to stop its conflict with Russia.

  • Russia weighs heavily at Davos Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Local residents inspect their home, which was damaged by last night's shelling in the village of Sartan, near Mariupol January 20, 2015.

    CNBC's Phil Han reports on what business and political leaders think about the continuing crisis between Russia and the west.

  • Russia won't cut oil production artificially: Deputy PM Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:30 AM ET
    Russia won't cut oil production artificially: Deputy PM

    Arkady Dvorkovich, deputy prime minister of the Russian Federation, says some expensive oil projects will be put on hold but the country's companies will not be cutting production in response to the low price.

  • Ukraine is escalating situation with Russia: Deputy PM Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:30 AM ET
    Ukraine is escalating situation with Russia: Deputy PM

    As world leaders gather in Davos, Arkady Dvorkovich, deputy prime minister of the Russian Federation, says violence between Russia and Ukraine is being escalated by Kiev.

  • The rich and famous visit Davos Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:04 AM ET
    Will.I.Am

    CNBC gives a who's who of the rich and famous expected to attend this year's World Economic Forum.

  • Could ECB QE be Russia's savior? Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Could ECB QE be Russia's savior?

    How will the European Central Bank's first meeting of 2015 affect Russia? David Hauner, head of cross-asset strategy for EEMEA at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says that if the ECB is aggressive with bond-buying and stabilizes oil prices, it could reduce risk in Russia.