Russia’s 20-% foreign ownership law to take effect Jan. 2016

12 Aug 2015
Foreign ownership in the Russian mass media sector will be limited to only 20 percent starting from January 1, 2016. The legislation follows a state ruling in mid-2014, and is expected to have a major impact on the classifieds market. The Russian government, led by President Vladimir Putin, is increasingly viewing mass media as a strategic resource. Following the Ukraine crisis, and economic sanc


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Pavel Marceux

Pavel Marceux joined AIM Group in 2014 as a writer focusing on the Russian market. Following his MA at Edinburgh University, he worked in a number of countries, including Turkey and Japan. Pavel has honed his skills and knowledge at several publishing houses and consumer markets research firms. He is an experienced markets analyst, researcher and editor, who values accuracy, professionalism and honesty in his work above all else. His specialist focus is technology, economics and consumer trends. Splitting his lifestyle largely between London and Moscow, Pavel functions on a truly international platform.