Simferopol, March 21, 2015. — Nikolay Nikiforov, Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications, carried out working visit to the Republic of Crimea, visited Central Post Office and talked with employees of the FSUE Post of Crimea.
Elena Prin, performing duties of Chief Director of the FSUE Post of Crimea, reported about performance results in the first year of work of the enterprise. The order on creation of the FSUE Post of Crimea was signed in April, 2014. Regular postal traffic between Crimea and Moscow was established in March, 2014. Russian postal indexes were assigned to Crimea and Sevastopol, postal services and postal transfers are being provided at Russian rates.
According to preliminary results of 2014, net profit of the FSUE Post of Crimea is 16.9 million rubles and total revenue amounts 236 million rubles.
Post is being delivered to Crimea by automotive and air transport from Moscow and Krasnodar.
Subscription campaigns to newspapers and magazines are being organized. From 26th of February to March 7th Post of Crimea carried out pre-term subscription to second half of 2015 on regional and local media at the prices of first half-year of 2015. Subscription rates for second half of 2015 were established. Rates were increased by 10%, lower rate of 17% was maintained for a number of mass media on the analogy of Russian Post policy. Costs of subscription publications delivery in the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol are nearly by 55-60% lower than the same costs of the FSUE Russian Post.
Plan for introduction of new postal services in Crimea was established. According to this plan, in January, 2015 Post of Crimea started to accept migration arrival and accommodation notices. More than 4.5 thousand of employees work in Post of Crimea.
“Key activities on integration of Post of Crimea were have been carried out. However, there is still a lot to do. Citizens of Crimea must be provided with high-quality postal infrastructure,” said the Minister.