General Director of Apple IMC (official distributor of Apple in Russia) Evgeny Butman said in an interview with "Vedomosti" that in 2009 in Russia to begin official sales of iPhone 3G. It will happen after the new year, probably in February or March.
Model sales will be the same, ie the phone will be sold with reference to a particular operator. Which is - it is still unknown, Apple is in talks with all representatives of the "Big Three." Unfortunately, in the US the price ($ 199 / $ 299) should not be counted.