Latest Telecoms News about Russia

It Takes A Village To Find Ramzan Kadyrov's Phone

  After misplacing his telephone at a museum opening over the weekend, the Chechen leader had over a thousand people summoned at night and questioned until dawn to help him locate it, ...

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Russia Bans Anonymous Access To Wi-Fi

  Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed an order prohibiting anonymous access to Wi-Fi in public places....

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Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch -- Again

  The troubled launch of the Tizen smartphone OS suffered another set-back after Samsung suddenly cancelled the launch of its first Tizen smartphone at a Russia trade show....

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Russia Passes Internet Data Law

  Russia's parliament has passed a law requiring Internet sites to store data of Russian citizens inside the country....

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Huawei Wins 7-Year Network Upgrade Contract in Russia

  Russia's MegaFon says that it has signed a 7-year tender contract with China's Huawei, which it says is worth \"dozens of billions of rubles\"....

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Fitch to Keep Tele2 Russia on Rating Watch Negative

  Fitch Ratings says that it is maintaining Tele2 Russia on review for a possible debt ratings downgrade following continued uncertainty over the development strategy and funding options of its joint venture with Rostelecom....

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Samsung Launches First Tizen Based Smartphone

  Samsung has finally shown off its first Tizen based smartphone -- more than a year later than originally expected. ...

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Twitter Blocks Ukrainian Radical Group's Account In Russia

  The U.S. microblogging service Twitter has apparently blocked the account of Ukraine's ultranationalist Right Sector group in Russia....

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Russian Officials Say Twitter May Be Banned

  Russian officials have said the microblogging service Twitter could be blocked within Russia....

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VimpelCom Profits Plunge by 90 Percent

  Russia based VimpelCom has reported a near collapse in its first quarter profits as revenues also declined by a tenth....

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