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  • 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.

  • Why an oil bottom may be in sight: Brian Kelly Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    Trying to pick an absolute bottom in any market is a fool’s errand, but there are a few signs that a turn may be coming, says "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly.

  • Byron Wien's surprises for 2015 Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:58 PM ET
    Byron Wien

    The S&P 500 will get a 15 percent return this year, and the Fed will raise rates sooner than expected, Byron Wien said.

  • How to invest in Russia Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:25 AM ET
    How to invest in Russia

    With Russia being a risky country to invest in, Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group discusses the strategy she gives to her clients.

  • Will Russian sanctions be lifted? Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    Will Russian sanctions be lifted?

    Lifting sanctions imposed on Russia as soon as this month or the next would be "premature" but they will eventually be lifted, says Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group.

  • Russia is in 'distress' Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:35 AM ET
    Russia is in 'distress'

    Discussing the outlook for Russia, Benoit Anne, head of EM strategy at Societe Generale, says that things for Russia could well get worse, and a sovereign rating downgrade may be the next "bombshell."

  • Here's why you should look at Russian stocks Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 1:15 AM ET
    Here's why you should look at Russian stocks

    Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, says the weakening of the ruble has made Russian equities attractive.

  • Protests in Moscow after Kremlin critic ruling Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 2:40 PM ET
    Police officers detain an opposition supporter during an unauthorized rally in support of Alexei and Oleg Navalny in central Moscow on December 30, 2014.

    Protests broke out in Moscow after Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was found guilty of embezzling money.

  • Putin's counterproductive moves with Ukraine Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET
    Putin's counterproductive moves with Ukraine

    Russia's recent moves with Ukraine appear "counterproductive" says John Peet, Europe editor at "The Economist".

  • Oil tanks on surprise rush in US supply, imports Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    A gas flare is seen at an oil well site outside Williston, N.D.

    Oil futures plunged on a surge in supplies of U.S. oil and a record level of gasoline.

  • Russia not the tip of contagion crisis: Expert Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev listens during a meeting with senior ruling United Russia Party officials in Moscow, Russia, Dec. 23, 2014.

    Global investors shouldn't be looking at Russia as the tip of a systemic Russia-leads-to-contagion crisis, Douglas Rediker said.

  • Saudi 'shock and awe' slams oil; nat gas burned Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    OPEC talked down the oil market, sending crude sharply lower, while warm weather and growing supply battered natural gas prices.

  • Death of Morgan Stanley's Rosneft deal Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Death of Morgan Stanley's Rosneft deal

    CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the details behind the death of the deal between Morgan Stanley and Rosneft.

  • Russian women advised to use beetroot lipstick Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    Who needs expensive imported lipstick when you have beetroot?

    A Russian politician is advising women to use beetroot instead of expensive imported lipstick.

  • Russia isn't like the '1990s' Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Russia isn't like the '1990s'

    Russia has been dominating the news recently and its economy is not looking good. Anastasia Nesvetailova, director at City University's political economy research centre explains more.

  • Time to end the Cold War for good: Jeffrey Sachs Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev last November.

    The Cuba rapprochement is a reminder that a Ukraine resolution is needed and that it's time to end the Cold War once and for all, says Jeffrey Sachs.

  • Cuba relations with Russia & Venezuela in focus Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 8:29 AM ET
    Cuba relations with Russia & Venezuela in focus

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Cuba's relationship with Venezuela and Russia are in focus because of the decline in oil prices. Cuba gets more than half of its oil from Venezuela every day.