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CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports Russians are rushing out to buy imported products because of inflation fears. Also Cutmore provides a preview of President Putin's annual speech on Thursday.
Russia's economy collapsing sends a "whiff of panic" throughout its public, with people stocking up on imported goods. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports with a clip of the Russian Economic Development Minister, Alexei Ulyukayev speaking about future intentions.
The sharp decline in the Russian ruble has led to the public's faith in the ruble evaporating, says Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, who thinks the public seem "bearish".
One market pro thinks there's a buying opportunity in the ETF that tracks the Russian stock market, but another says it's too risky a bet.
Insight to the pain Russia is feeling from sanctions, with Sarah Mendelson, CSIS senior advisor, and Nina Khrushcheva, The New School. This is a self-inflicted wound for Russian President Putin, says Mendelson.
Insight to the challenges facing Russia's economy, with Don Jensen, Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations.
Has Russian President Vladimir Putin lost control of his country's economy? Ambassador Carlos Pascual, provides perspective into the critical situation facing Russia.
The combination of sanctions, the falling ruble and continuous slide in oil prices is chopping billions from the fortunes of Russia's richest men. Who's taking the biggest hit?
Is Vladimir Putin more dangerous with current Russian economic conditions? Former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul provides perspective.
It's clear the US is not prepared for the extent of damage that Vladimir Putin can unleash, says Jake Novak.
The Russian ruble's dramatic fall may have triggered memories of 1998 for some, but veteran trader Art Cashin isn't sold on the comparison.
New York Times Moscow correspondent Andrew Kramer, discusses Vladimir Putin's next move amid today's volatile ruble trade.
Walter Isaacson, president & CEO of The Aspen Institute, discusses what the collapse of oil prices is doing to Russia and how it threatens Vladimir Putin's leadership.
Mark Grant, Southwest Securities discusses the massive interest rate hike in Russia and its likely impact on the ruble.
Jim Cramer wonders... if things are really so bad, then why are so many things going right? He uncovers who is really behind this market decline.
Sergei Guriev, professor of economics at Sciences Po, says Russian President Vladimir Putin's credibility comes from propaganda and military success rather than his economic record.
U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country's high-tech oil projects.
Former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), discusses his concerns about stability issues looming in the Middle East and Russia as oil prices crumble.
is China poised to become the dominate economic global player? CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on China's outlook and takes a look at Russia's prospects.
With the Russian ruble facing an uncertain future, Timothy Ash, head of EM Research at Standard Bank says that if changes aren't made, the currency will continue to see "downside pressure".