The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service has found MegaFon in violation of anti-monopoly law over its ‘simplified sales procedure
‘ for the mass distribution of SIM cards that, it says, gave it an advantage over its competitors. Russian foreign direct investment in the US almost doubled
year-on-year to roughly $1.7 billion in 2008, according to the head of Invest in America. Vladimir Ryzhkov looks at the economic implications
of the recent report from the Institute of Contemporary Development.