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CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on speculation about Vladimir Putin's absence after a mysterious 11-day absence.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports Russian President Vladimir Putin has been spotted in public.
A Kremlin source has told NBC that Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will make an appearance today when he meets the president of Kyrgyzstan. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore heads to Russia to cut through all the rumors about President Putin's whereabouts.
David Kuo, CEO of the Motley Fool Singapore, explains why he likes the launch of a nationwide deposit insurance scheme in China.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea.
Russia is getting close to Cyprus once again, despite their relationship being sorely tested when the island's banking system collapsed in 2013.
Ukraine came under greater economic pressure after unexpectedly banning most currency trading and then abruptly reversing course.
U.K. political strategist and former press secretary to Tony Blair, Alastair Campbell, says that, whether we like it or not, Vladmir Putin is pursuing long-term plans to regain power for Russia.
This is what Putin wants to accomplish in Ukraine, and it's beginning to look like that may happen, a military expert says.
Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin's motives.
Is Russia's strongest card the fact that its economy is stronger than Ukraine's? Timothy Ash, head of Emergind Market research at Standard Bank, weighs in with his thoughts.
Experts are casting doubt on how much effect new European Union sanctions will have on Russia's economy.
Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science at Berkeley University, says that meaningful financial assistance for Ukraine would be more effective than military intervention from the West.
Brian Bonner, chief editor of the Kiev Post, says the cease-fire negotiated between Russia and Ukraine will not work, following reports of continued fighting despite the deal.
Despite having lost millions of dollars because of sanctions against Russia, the rich there still support their leader.
Despite a tentative cease-fire and multibillion-dollar IMF aid package, Ukraine's economy remains in peril.
Former Clinton Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC it's too early to say if the Russia-Ukraine cease-fire is a good deal.
Evercore Partners Chairman Roger Altman, shares his thoughts on Russia's economy and whether sanctions are working to keep Putin in check.
The cease-fire agreement is only hours old and doesn't start until Sunday, but analysts fear the deal will fail.