December 20, 2014 -- Updated 1804 GMT (0204 HKT) Edited by Bryony Jones in London

North Korea slams U.S. claims the regime is responsible for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures -- and proposes the two countries work together. FULL STORY

The value of the ruble is dropping like a stone, the U.S. and Europe are imposing fresh sanctions, and Russia is on the verge of a recession, but the president refuses to call it a "crisis." FULL STORY

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