“Russia to Get Rid of Microsoft Software in Government Offices”

Nov 2 2016

The Russian government wants to replace Microsoft software with Russian software in its offices. The municipality of Moscow is the first place where Microsoft software is replaced, an anonymous American intelligence official told NBC News.

Putin Orders to Prepare Legal Acts Minimizing Risks From Anti-Terror Bill

Jul 7 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered the Cabinet of Ministers with the help of the Federal Security Service (FSB) to prepare draft legal acts on minimizing potential risks from the anti-terror bill by November 1.

Twenty Pro Hackers Grease Russia's Best Crime Groups

Nov 23 2015

Ruslan StoyanovKaspersky investigation unit boss Ruslan Stoyanov says a Russian cyber scum group of just 20 professional hackers have have made a tidy US

Legal and Practical Approaches to Meet Requirements for Localization of Personal Data

Anton Kabakov and Alexander Ermakov
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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Anton KabakovAccording to the amendments to the federal law on personal data, which will enter into force on September 01, 2015, personal data operators will be required to keep personal data of Russian citizens in Russia. These amendments have given rise to many practical issues directly affecting IT companies, as well as their clients using cloud technology for data storage.

Russian Ministry Opposes Banning Foreign Software Purchases

Oct 29 2014

Minister Nikolai NikiforovRussia’s communications ministry is against the initiative of barring the government from purchasing foreign software if there are two or more local analogues, Minister Nikolai Nikiforov said Tuesday during the Open Innovation investment forum.

Dentons Rates Top Changes of 2013 in Russian Legislation for IP, IT and Mass Communications

Monday, March 31, 2014

gavelDentons has rated what it considers to be the most important changes to Russian legislation affecting IP, IT and Mass Communications in 2013. Among the law firm’s most important changes are provisions for the protection of IP as regards video piracy…

Ministry of Communications Lowers Threshold for Foreign IT Workers

Oct 26 2013

Russia’s Ministry of Communications has decided to help domestic IT companies experiencing staff shortages by making it easier for them to employ high-tech workers from the former republics of the USSR, reports Isvestia.

NVision Group Takes Cnews to Court for Libel

Aug 27 2013

The Russian IT company NVision Group has filed a libel suit in the Moscow arbitration court against the online news site CNews, the company announced.

Technoserv Sued Over Breach of Contract

Aug 23 2013

Russia’s Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography in Moscow (Rosreestr) has filed a lawsuit in Moscow’s arbitration court against Technoserv.

Kaspersky Wins Lawsuit Against US Patent Troll

Jul 2 2012

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Russia's Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software developer has won a lawsuit against US-based IPAT, which accused the leading Russian anti-virus company of breaching its patents...


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