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Dmitry Sevastiyanov Spoke at Satellite 2011 Conference

23 March 2011

Gazprom Space Systems Director General participated in Satellite 2011 Conference and spoke at the panel «Eastern Europe & CIS: The New Satellite on the Block».

The Conference was held from March 14 till March 17 in Washington.

During the discussion Dmitry Sevastiyanov expressed the confidence in good prospects of the Russian and CIS market and presented the development program of Yamal satellites orbital constellation.

In reply to the question what criteria the company follows during the satellites construction, Dmitry Sevastiyanov said, that first of all Gazprom’s interests in technological communication to implement its new projects and to develop the new geographical markets are taken into account. Also an important factor is commercial attractiveness of satellites, as they have to provide for repayment of the loans, obtained for their construction, and the gain income for the company and its shareholders.




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