Alexander Provotorov

Rostelecom chief expected to quit today

Russian state-backed telecom operator Rostelecom is expected to approve the replacement of CEO Alexander Provotorov by former National Cable Network chief Sergei Kalugin at a board meeting today, according to various press reports. Although the change was not on the agenda for today’s meeting, Russian news service ComNews and Reuters both reported that the agenda […]

Russian ministry reportedly planning to replace Rostelecom chief

Russia’s ministry of communications is attempting to replace the head of state-backed telecom operator Rostelecom, Alexander Provotorov, with National Cable Networks co-founder Sergei Kalugin, according to local reports. A government source told the Kommersant newspaper that the ministry of communications and the ministry of economic development wanted to propose Kalugin as the company’s new head. […]