Articles by Pavel Nefedov



Fraudsters Selling Access to NTV Plus

Every sixth subscriber to NTV Plus uses a fake card to get access to the satellite television service, the station says.

State Electronics Policy Shifts Toward Design

For electronics, design seems to be the way of the future. Or at least that is the impression given by a policy document signed by President Vladimir Putin earlier this month.

5,000 Domains Held Hostage

Internet-Bureau Well has registered 5,000 domain names identical to the surnames of famous people.

Cabinet Approves E-Russia Plan

The government has approved the Electronic Russia plan, hoping to boost e-commerce and the Internet.

Putin Ponders High-Tech Council

President Vladimir Putin may form an expert council to draft policy in the high-tech sector after meeting with computer and technology specialists last week.

Port.ru Slashes Staff After netBridge Tie

Following the path of Internet companies worldwide, Port.ru has laid off about half of its 170-strong workforce since last week, including several of its top managers.

Soros: Renationalize Giant Svyazinvest

George Soros has suggested to the government it renationalize the telecom holding Svyazinvest and convert the stakes held by Mustcom into shares in inter-regional telecoms.

Is Sonic Duo Frequency Battle Over or On Hold?

The Communications Ministry has annulled its move to commandeer frequencies, but the scandal isn't over.

NTV-Internet Project Slated To Hit Broadband Market

NTV-Internet plans to launch a high-speed, broadband Internet access service in October.

Microsoft Wins $25,000 In Piracy Software Suit

State Reluctant to Sell Off Svyazinvest

NEWS ANALYSIS: Electronic Commerce Explores New Territory

Local E-Commerce Portal on the Ropes

Verysell, CompuLink Plan Superstore

American Cellular Standards to Be Gone by 2010

Exchanges Aim to Open Rival Platforms

Decree Ends Cell-Phone Registration