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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Sovintel Calling Card

Moscow-based alternative carrier Sovintel is offering prepaid international calling cards that allow Russian travelers abroad to call home from any telephone in 65 countries, the company has announced.

A statement released by Sovintel did not name per-minute rates for the service, but the statement said they were "significantly lower than the rates established in hotels."

Users can dial an access number in any of the 65 listed countries, which include Germany, France, China and Turkey, to gain access to the Sovintel network in Russia.