By Ruling No. 345-О of October 2, 2003 The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation explained the illegality of any restrictions imposed on the communication secrecy right without a court decision.
Representing the mobile operator (ReCom JSC, MTS Group) in the court proceedings resulted in Ruling by the Russian Federation Constitutional Court No. 345-O of October 2, 2003, explaining the illegality of any restrictions on the communication secrecy right, imposed by the authorities performing operational investigations, without a court decision http://www.rg.ru/2003/12/10/svjaz-doc.html. The case was of high value for the telecommunications industry, as it determined the practice of communications law enforcement in terms of limiting the secrecy of communication by the state.