Iraq drives hard bargain on Lukoil

Dec 30, 2009
Russian oil giant Lukoil has signed a deal to develop one of Iraq's biggest oil fields. U.S. oil companies could have bid for the contract earlier this month, but few were present at the auction. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains why.
Posted In: Oil, Russia

Would Russian bonds be worth the risk?

Nov 6, 2009
A lot of people lost their shirts 11 years ago when Russia defaulted on its debt. So some eyebrows have been raised by the Russian finance minister's talk of issuing almost $18 billion in bonds next year. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Investing, Russia

Are hackers ahead of card security?

Aug 18, 2009
A cyber crime ring has set a new record for the number of credit cards it hacked and compromised -- 130 million. How does a fraud happen on such a massive scale? Host Tess Vigeland talks with credit-card security expert Ted Crooks.
Posted In: Crime, Russia

Firms show caution in Russian investing

Jul 6, 2009
As President Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, executives from Pepsi, Boeing and other U.S. companies announced new investments in Russia. Jeremy Hobson reports why some companies are still cautious about investing.
Posted In: Russia

U.S.-Russia trade not booming

Jul 6, 2009
President Obama's first visit to Russia will focus on trade between the two superpowers. But a close look at current trading relations between the countries shows there's not a whole lot going on. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Investing, Russia

BRIC group challenges U.S. dominance

Jun 16, 2009
The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, and China are holding their first BRIC group summit today. The countries' leaders are united in a common goal of playing a bigger part in global bodies. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Russia

Exploring cause of satellite collision

Feb 12, 2009
Commercial satellite companies are assessing the impact of a collision in space where a Russian craft destroyed an American communications satellite. Stephen Beard reports on the need to monitor space junk.
Posted In: Russia, Science

Russia, Ukraine work out pipeline kinks

Jan 20, 2009
Russia began pumping natural gas again, ending a two-week streak where 20 countries in the continent lost supplies. A contract with Ukraine helped patch up the issue, but not bruised reputations. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Oil, Russia

E.U. steps into Gazprom dispute

Jan 7, 2009
The European Commission says the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine is unacceptable. Officials from the two countries and the E.U. will meet to work through the issue. Steve Chiotakis talks to Stephen Beard in London.
Posted In: Russia

Europe struggles to tap Russian gas

Jan 6, 2009
Europe is caught on the losing end of the gas dispute between Russia and the Ukraine. But while politics play a role in the squabble, money may be the main concern. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard in London.
Posted In: Russia