Digital Ministry to launch a marketplace for Russian software

According to the press office of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, the ministry is opening a call for applications from copyright holders for placing products on the marketplace of Russian software. The corresponding form is already available on Gosuslugi website, or the Public Service Portal.


Russian Cabinet to allocate over 2.4 bln rubles for artificial intelligence research

This grant will be the second tranche of funding provided for the research.


Moscow tech companies to receive grants of up to 2 mln rubles for pilot testing of their products

Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin signed a resolution allocating grants to local tech companies to conduct pilot testing of innovative products, TASS reports with reference to the press office of the Moscow Mayor and the Government of Moscow.


Tricky numbers: A unified system for blocking spam will soon be launched in Russia

How effective will it be and how will citizens use it?


Digital Ministry proposed allocating 17.2 bln rubles to support IT companies

The Digital Ministry proposed allocating 17.2 bln rubles from the Reserve Fund to support the IT sector amid sanctions in 2022.


The call for applications for the Special youth course at RIGF 2022 is open

Registration is open for a special course for youth, which will be held from March 20 to April 4 in an online format as part of the 12th Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF 2022).


UN asked for digital neutrality during armed conflicts

The Regional Public Center of Internet Technologies (ROCIT) proposed that the UN create “norms on digital neutrality” during armed conflicts, follows from a letter from the organization's director general Rustam Sagdatulin to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.


Russian Internet Governance Forum has been postponed

The date of the forum will be announced later.