Russia’s Svyazinvest expects to post revenues of R242.3 billion (€6.8 billion) for 2007, according to its general director, Alexander Kiselyov. Speaking to the local press, he added that preliminary figures for last year also pointed to EBITDA of R83.9 billion. Should the figures prove correct, they would represent respective increases of 11% and 13.6% on the previous year’s totals. Svyazinvest is the leading provider of telecom services in Russia, claiming a market share of around 90%. Though still majority owned by the state, its also lists Comstar-UTS and MGTS Finance as shareholders.