Rostelecom, Russia's nationwide intercity and international telecommunications operator, made a profit of 1.248 billion roubles (USD 40.5 million) in the first quarter of 2003. This represents an increase of 3.1% over the same period last year. According to the company's press office, these figures are contained in the company's pre-audit results for January-March 2003, which were published last Friday.
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