Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation is the governmental agency of Russia, responsible for telecommunications, mass media, IT and postal services.
The Ministry is responsible for developing and implementing national policy and legal regulation in following spheres:
•Telecommunications, including the allocation and conversion of the radio frequency spectrum, and postal communications;
•Mass media, including the electronic media, development of the Internet, television and radio broadcasting, and related technologies;
•Publishing, printing, and distribution of printed media;
•Information technology, including creation of government information resources and promotion of access to such resources;
•Personal data processing and Internet governance.