IT companies in Russia can get income tax preferences

It is also planned to consider the feasibility of maintaining tax preferences, “providing for a reduced corporate income tax rate on income in the form of dividends paid from sources in Russia, under certain conditions, for companies registered in the relevant jurisdictions, though having a significant economic presence in the Russian Federation.”


Information system for detecting destructive information on the Internet to appear in Russia

“Vector X” will receive 57.8 million rubles for creating the first stage of a system for recognizing signs of propaganda, extremism and terrorism in media materials.


Rules of digital hygiene for children and their parents

On September 11, the team of the Youth Digital Ombudsman (YDO) - Dmitry Gulyaev and Alexey Starikov - held a workshop “Digital hygiene in the Web for parents and children” in Crimea. This is the second time the team has held such a meeting. The first conversation on this topic, which received extremely positive feedback, took place in Arkhyz in July this year.


Paving the way to a new Concept of information security of children

On September 15, the Civic Chamber discussed the draft of the updated Concept of Information Security of Children, which was developed and adopted by the Russian Government back in 2015. The document expired in 2020, and in March of this year, the Civic Chamber proposed to update the Concept taking into account the current challenges and threats for children on the Internet.


The Center took part in the Baltic Forum BF-NAICS 2021

International Baltic Forum: Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems (BF-NAICS 2021) was held on the grounds of the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad) on September 13-15, 2021 as a part of the Year of Science and Technology.


Importance of social networks for modern youth discussed at Eastern Economic Forum

A session named “We Are Hooked: Facing the facts about Social Media” was held at Youth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). The participants discussed the importance of social networks as news distributors in society and the possible dangers that digital platforms pose, as well as the need to regulate them.


Youth digital ombudsman discussed prospects for cooperation with the government of Yugra region

The Youth Digital Ombudsman (YDO) Dmitry Gulyaev visited the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra (KhMAO) on September 6, where he took part in the semifinals of the “Bolshaya Peremena” competition and met with the Government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug.


Center And Serbian IT company Openlink Group signed a memorandum of understanding

Director of the Center for Global IT-Cooperation Vadim Glushchenko and President of the OpenLink Group Milos Jovanovic signed a memorandum of understanding on the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).