Alexey Volin

Ex-government minister Volin named as RSCC director-general

Russian state-backed satellite operator Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) has named Alexey Volin as its new director general. Volin was appointed by the country’s Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media and his appointment was effective as of June 28. Among the main tasks of Volin is expected to address at RSCC are strengthening […]

Russian digital and media minister Volin replaced

Alexey Volin, the deputy minister of digital development, communications and mass media, who was responsible for the country’s digital switchover among other things, has left his – at his own request, according to the ministry. Volin told the Vedomosti business paper that the country’s completion of its digital switchover the the launch of the first […]

Russia seeks to mitigate effects of ad ban on local channels

Russian free-to-air channels that are advertising supported could be given must-carry status on regional cable networks and satellite platforms, under a new plan hatched by the country’s communications ministry. The move follows the recent passing of an amendment to the country’s law on advertising banning pay TV channels from carrying ads. Under the new rules, […]