Today in Russian Business – Jan 21, 2011

The State’s planned $34 billion privatization program could see Russia clocking its highest share sale income since 2007.  The Central Bank Chairman is not confident about Russia’s abilities to meet its ‘ambitious‘ 6-7% inflation forecast for this year.  A social network user who put copywrited material online could face six years in prison, in a challenge to what the US sees as ‘Russia’s inability to implement any meaningful form of copyright protection‘.  Private equity firm General Atlantic will acquire up to 20% of Kaspersky Lab, which the latter hopes will pave the way for an IPO.  On the imminent demise of the one-man-taxi firm.  Will Inter RAO’s plans to win 25% of the domestic market succeed?