Chinese President Xi Jinping wants more investment projects with neighboring Russia, at a time when the world is facing rising protectionism.
"From the economy's (point of view) and the financial sector's (perspective), we would like to have a normal relationship with the U.S.," a former PBOC governor says.
Several thousand people gathered in central Moscow for a protest organized by the Communist Party. Another Moscow protest organized by the A Just Russia party attracted about 1,500 people.
The European Union needs strategic relationships including in defense matters with its closest neighbors to ensure greater stability, French President Emmanuel Macron said.
Addressing the nation on television, Putin said the retirement age for women should be raised by five years rather than the eight years proposed by the government.
President Vladimir Putin has set ambitious growth targets for Russia but the country must not sacrifice macro-economic stability to get there, the central bank governor told CNBC.
Elvira Nabiullina said Russia has developed its own system for financial transfers.
Russia will welcome leaders and executives from the world of business and economics to the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) this week.
A slump in the prices of Russian assets after the United States imposed sanctions on a group of Russian tycoons is partly driven by emotion and there will be a correction, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.
Russian individuals and enterprises have exported some $1 trillion from the country over the past 25 years. So far, little of this has returned for investment.
The Russian Central Bank said on Monday it had launched a new mechanism for providing struggling banks with extra rouble liquidity.
Russia's central bank stepped in to launch one of the largest bank rescues in the country's history, stoking fears of a possible systemic crisis in its banking sector.
Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Central Bank of Russia, says there is room to further ease the policy rate, but how quickly depends on many factors.
Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Central Bank of Russia, explains why oil price volatility is still a concern for her monetary policy outlook.
Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Central Bank of Russia, calls for monetary policy normalization from other central banks due to concerns over debt.
The Russian central bank cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points on Friday, pledging more monetary policy easing this year amid a better economic outlook.
Russians may have witnessed national interest rates on a steep path lower in recent years, but the governor of the central bank has suggested that more cuts could come.
Gold pared gains on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth rebounded in April.
Ksenia Yudaeva, first deputy governor at the Bank of Russia, talks about what's influencing central bank policy.
Ksenia Yudaeva at the Bank of Russia talks about how oil prices have driven the Russia ruble and economy.