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    Russia Set for 80 Percent Population 5G Coverage by 2025

    Russia is powering ahead with its digital technology plans and is set to become a “fast follower” 5G nation on the global stage.

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    LinkedIn Banned in Russia

    By Marina Romanova Since Friday, November 17 LinkedIn is officially blocked for around 6 million Russians, who have accounts in the world’s largest job searching engine. Russia’s Roskomnadzor communications watchdog, told Interfax news agency on Thursday that the website would be blocked within 24 hours, and a number of Internet service providers appeared to have immediately begun blocking the website,[…..]

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    Apple Pay to Launch in Russia

    By Marina Romanova 10 Russian financial institutions including VTB 24, Alfa-Bank, Tinkoff Bank and Raiffeisen bank are planning to launch Apple Pay following the market leader, state owned Sberbank, which has launched Apple contactless payment service since last week, Russian media reports. According to the appleinsider.com, at launch, participating retailers include ATAK, Aushan, Azbuka Vkusa,[…..]

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    E-learning Market to Grow in Russia

    By Marina Romanova Online education industry, also known as e–learning, is growing fast in Russia, and according to the experts forecast, is expected to grow by 25 percent a year, Russian daily Kommersant reports. Statistics reveal that the world e-learning market is worth around US$107 billion and one of its major markets – Eastern Europe –[…..]

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    From Russia through Prism of ‘Prisma’

    By Marina Romanova Mail.ru, Russia’s leading LSE-listed Internet company, said Tuesday it had “became an investor in Prisma”, Russian and international media quoted Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, the owner of the firm, as saying. The news came out just over a week the new app hit the market. Mail.Ru reportedly bought a 10 percent stake amounts[…..]

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    Electronic Document Interchange: International Experience

    By Paul Sprague For quite some time, there has been a movement in Europe and the United States towards creating an electronic document interchange (EDI) between companies that would reduce cost and improve accuracy in the long term. This movement was started with the implementation of communication standards in the mid 1980’s followed by legislative[…..]

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    MTS Hopes to Save US$1 Billion Business in Uzbekistan

    Aug. 28 – Russia’s top mobile phone company MTS still hopes to save its US$1 billion business after losing its operating license in Uzbekistan, where four local managers have been detained and a campaign of intimidation against other staff of its Uzbek subsidiary is in a progress. “Any way forward, as an integral part, needs[…..]

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    Social Networking in Russia’s Top 100 Banking Sector in 2011

    Russian banks explode onto social networks: popularity has increased by over 50 times the rate since last year Dec. 27 – According to expert research published on December 21, the combined popularity of bank resources in Russia’s social networks (official Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, etc. ) has increased by over 50 times since last year.[…..]

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    Russia Briefing Now Accessible in Mobile App

    Free app brings Russia Briefing to your fingertips Dec. 16 – The brand new Asia Briefing mobile application brings the latest business news and foreign investment insights from Russia Briefing web site right to your fingertips. The free app integrates with legal and tax regulatory updates from Dezan Shira & Associates, along with China, India,[…..]

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    Russia to Attract More Foreign Investment

    Sept. 20 – Foreign investors are optimistic about Russia’s future attractiveness, according to Ernst & Young’s first Russia Attractiveness Survey published on the company’s web site. A total of 75 percent of international business leaders interviewed by Ernst & Young said Russia had an attractive domestic market, with about one-third of them calling it “very[…..]

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