According to local news papers Russia is considering banning the use of popular Apple devices like the iPad due to security concerns.A recent quote from a RBK Daily one of Russia's largest business publications suggest an early adaption to RIMS more secure devices.

"The idea of ​​transfer of officials from the flatbed of Apple products in a more secure platform - it is a necessity - says one of the initiators of this idea, working in the government. - Can you imagine how much risk will undergo state, if the information from the iPad Assistant Deputy Minister of Health will fall into the wrong hands ? And if this is official from the Ministry of Defence? That's why now is considering the issue of secure devices, "
(-google translate)

For those of you thinking about another " Cold War"; this is actually a good thing as we can see that RIM is still making progress with international relations.

PBK