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Belarus Offered Kazakh Investors 51% Stake in MTS Venture

November 09, 2012

Belarus offered to Kazakh investors the government’s 51 percent stake in its joint venture with OAO Mobile TeleSystems (MBT:US), Russia’s largest mobile-phone operator, Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich said.

The company is “successful, profitable,” with a subscriber base of more than 5 million, Myasnikovich said today at a conference in the Kazakh capital Astana.

To contact the reporter on this story: Svetlana Antoncheva in Astana, Kazakhstan at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Hellmuth Tromm at

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  • MBT
    (Mobile Telesystems OJSC)
    • $16.85 USD
    • -0.16
    • -0.95%
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