Russian Post is a federal post operator, is included in the Russian Federation strategic companies list. It includes 42,000 offices across the country and has one of the biggest staff – about 350,000 post workers.
Every year, Russian Post delivers over 2.5 billion letters (of them 1 billion letters are from state authorities) and some 300 million parcels. Russian Post services about 20 million subscribers in Russia by delivering 1 billion copies of print publications per year. The annual volume of transactions processed by Russian Post is 3.5 trillion rubles (pensions, payments and transfers).
PJSC Rostelecom is one of the largest national telecommunications operators in Russia and Europe. The Group operates in all segments of the telecommunications market and covers millions of households in Russia.
Rostelecom is an undisputable leader of the broadband and pay-TV markets in Russia with over 12.3 million fixed-line broadband subscribers and over 9.3 million pay-TV subscribers, over 4.2 million of which are subscribed to Rostelecom’s IPTV services.
The Group is a market leader in providing telecommunications services to government bodies and corporates of all levels. It is also an important innovator that provides solutions in the field of medicine, E-Government, cloud computing, education, security and housing & utility services.
Rostelecomwas assigned ‘BBB-’ and ‘BB+’ international credit ratings by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s respectively.
Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects” has been established under the order of the Russian Government dated August 11, 2011.
The agency is supporting the commercial, social and educational projects concerning overcoming administrative and regulatory barriers, carrying out a comprehensive examination and raising funds (through financial and development institutions).
A separate line involves system projects to improve the investment climate, ensure the industrial growth staffing, further children's education and ensure new quality of life of people with disabilities.
According to the instructions of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ASI, and the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin, the Agency also implements the National Technological Initiative and non-oil and gas export support system “Investment Lift for Middle-Size Companies”.
Sistema PJSFC is the publicly-traded diversified holding company in Russia and the CIS.
Established in 1993, today Sistema is a large private investor operating in the real sector of the Russian economy. Sistema's investment portfolio comprises stakes in predominantly Russian companies from various sectors of economy, including telecommunications, utilities, retail, high tech, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, railway transportation, agriculture, finance, mass media, tourism, etc. Sistema is the controlling shareholder in most of its portfolio companies. Sistema's competencies focus on improvement of the operational efficiency of acquired assets through restructuring and attracting industry partners to enhance expertise and reduce financial risks.
Sistema's global depository receipts are listed under the symbol “SSA” on the London Stock Exchange (1 GDR is 20 ordinary shares) and the ordinary shares are listed under the symbol “AFKS” on the Moscow Exchange.