Politics Vladimir Putin


  • International hot spots in the limelight

    Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, shares perspective on the top headlines in global news this week, including an attempt to forge a new deal with Iran on its nuclear program, and Benjamin Netanyahu's political victory.

  • Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group.

    The weakness in Russia due to sanctions is the big question hanging over emerging markets, fund manager Mark Mobius tells CNBC.

  • Fighting Putin and corruption: Ukraine FM

    Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko, talks about the economic impact of its war with Russia, and Ukraine's efforts to deal with corruption within its borders.

  • Rebuilding Ukraine from scratch

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko, about obtaining IMF financing while Russia remains the country's largest creditor. Also Jaresko talks about dealing with Vladimir Putin.

  • Crimea a year after its 'return to Russia'

    With a rally about to get underway in Russia, CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports live from Moscow.

  • Women walk past an outdoor stage with a banner reading: 'Crimean spring' during a snowfall in central Simferopol on March 17, 2015.

    A year after Russia's takeover of Crimea sparked a wave of euphoria across the Black Sea peninsula, residents are suffering growing hardship.

  • A crucial week for Russia

    The U.S. and Europe have warned Russia of possible further sanctions if it fails to stick to a cease-fire. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on the latest.

  • Putin's 10-day absence is damaging: Pro

    Andrei Illarionov, senior fellow at Cato Institute, says Russian president Putin's 10 unexplained days out of public view has caused "substantial damage" to public perception that he is a strong leader.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on March 5. 2015.

    Russia is trouble thanks to low oil prices, Jeff Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James, told CNBC.

  • Bussey calls Putin's absence 'odd'

    John Bussey, The Wall Street Journal, weighs in on the intrigue over Vladimir Putin with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Investing in Russia ETF

    The largest Russia exposed ETF has been down more than four percent since rumors on Vladimir Putin began. Jeff Saut, Raymond James, weighs in on rumors.

  • Nearly 1 million protest in Brazil

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to protests in Brazil over discontent with the re-elected President Dilma Rousseff. Also, video of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addressing his supporters.

  • Putin reappears & Varoufakis' middle finger

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the top headlines around the globe, including a picture of the Greek FM Yanis Varoufakis giving Germany the middle finger before he was finance minister.

  • Vladimir Putin trappears in public, no answers

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on speculation about Vladimir Putin's absence after a mysterious 11-day absence.

  • There's Putin! Russian prez emerges after absence

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports Russian President Vladimir Putin has been spotted in public.

  • Russian PM Putin will make appearance

    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.

  • Where in the world is Vladimir Putin?

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore heads to Russia to cut through all the rumors about President Putin's whereabouts.

  • China to launch deposit insurance: Good or bad?

    David Kuo, CEO of the Motley Fool Singapore, explains why he likes the launch of a nationwide deposit insurance scheme in China.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades

    Russia is getting close to Cyprus once again, despite their relationship being sorely tested when the island's banking system collapsed in 2013.