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MOSCOW, January 21 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has issued the instruction to develop measures to reduce the cost of connection to broadband Internet in Russia, the RF government’s website reports on Monday.
The instruction was given on the results of a meeting of the Presidium of the Council for Economic Modernisation and Innovative Development of Russia under the RF President that was held on December 24, 2012.
In particular, Medvedev instructed the Ministry of Communications, Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Finance of Russia by April 1, 2013 “to develop and present a set of measures, including legal, organisational and financial, providing for a significant reduction in the cost of connection of Russian households to the information and communications network Internet with the use of innovative technology of the broadband increased capacity access.”