Corporate leaders –especially from offshore outsourcing- in Moscow are complaining that the Russian government is not doing enough to support the industry.

Russia's leading offshore outsourcing firm recruiting talent from former Soviet republics

The software development outsourcing industry in Russia today is at about the same level as it was in India a decade ago.

Lower wages than in the U.S. and an abundance of highly skilled computer programmers make Russia a good fit for companies which need software development companies.

In reality, most countries are far behind India. But there are three up-and-comers that are worth a look in 2003.

Business process outsourcing – especially for HR, finance, call centers, medical transcription and billing functions – spread offshore during 2002 like wildfire.