Articles by Natascha Kearsey

Universal Card Held Off Another Year

The universal electronic card demonstrated by President Dmitry Medvedev in the spring of last year is facing delays, with the rollout that was scheduled for this month being pushed to January of 2013.

Talent and Diversity Triumph in Tomsk

The middle of Siberia might not be the first place that comes to mind for investors wanting to do business that does not necessarily involve natural resources, but authorities in Tomsk are undaunted by their remoteness from Moscow as they try to attract companies to the region.

Plastic Logic to Build E-Book Plant Locally

Indro Mukerjee, chief executive of British company Plastic Logic, unveiled УPlastic Logic 100 for Education,Ф an electronic textbook designed specifically for the Russian education sector, at a news conference in Moscow on Monday.

Frequencies for 4G Network to Be Distributed

The Communications and Press Ministry on Thursday approved the plan proposed by the 4G consortium that will see Long Term Evolution, or LTE, technology be used to build the next-generation mobile communications network in Russia.

Even a One-Man Show Is Welcome at Skolkovo

Dmitry Asonov, founder and sole employee of startup software company Proofreading Lab, is clear about what his newly gained residency at the Skolkovo innovation center gives him.