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Ivan Tavrin will descend from the screen

In interview the general director the Megaphone Sergey SOLDATENKOV has told about possible shifts in company management and has shared the plans for the future.
- However, that you can leave in the near future the Megaphone and Ivan Tavrin becomes the new general director?

- My contract comes to an end in June of this year, I do not plan it to prolong, but I want to fulfil this term. I with the Megaphone already 12 years, from them almost 9 - on a post of the general director. For me the Megaphone - much more, than simply work and if shareholders suggest me to work upon termination of contract term in board of directors, I with pleasure will accept this offer.

we really have a basic arrangement with Ivan Tavrinym that it will join a command the Megaphone In the near future, but the decision on its appointment or someone another the general director of the company in the future is in conducting shareholders.

- mister Tavrin is Alisher Usmanov`s partner. You think that the Alpha - groups and TeliaSonera will support its appointment?

is a question to them. In my opinion, Ivan Tavrina`s business and professional qualities will be very useful to the Megaphone whatever post it occupied.

- there is an opinion that Ivan Tavrina`s arrival can mean fast changes in joint-stock structure the Megaphone .

is a question to shareholders.

- It is said that you among candidates on a post of the Minister of Communications.

- the Same hearings went also three and a half a year back when from a post of the minister Leonid Rejman left. And it is clear: I long enough work in a teleclod, there are certain results. But then now to me did not offer this post and, I hope, will not offer. The successful manager not always the successful official.

full version of interview read on Monday, on January, 16th.