Head of the Digital Ministry Maksut Shadayev answered the questions of IT experts at the TAdviser SummIT 2022

The TAdviser SummIT 2022, one of Russia’s major events dedicated to business and government digital transformation, took place on May 31.


Elbrus processor developer to transfer production from Taiwan to Russia

The developer of Elbrus processors is holding talks with Mikron over transferring the production to Zelenograd. The manufacturing facility located in Taiwan is no longer available for cooperation due to sanctions; however, the technological level in Russia is significantly lower.


Ministry of Finance proposes to ease eligibility requirements for IT companies’ benefits

The Ministry of Finance has proposed to grant benefits, as part of the tax maneuver, to accredited IT companies with 70 % share of income obtained from IT activities and lift restrictions on the number of employees.


26th Russian Internet Forum concluded in Moscow oblast

The three-day program brought together five thousand people.


Russia’s digital economic growth can be restored, experts say

The Russian Association for Electronic Communications also pointed out that there are some segments of Russian Internet economy that will likely demonstrate negative dynamics by the end of 2022.


Hurry up and submit your proposals for workshops at the UN Internet Governance Forum

The call for proposals to hold workshops at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) under the aegis of the UN is still open. This year the event will take place in Ethiopia in a hybrid format.


Results of the Youth RIGF 2022 summed up

The II Youth Internet Governance Forum (Youth RIGF 2022) finally took place at the Digital Business Space in Moscow on May 13. The Forum gathered the most creative, talented and progressive young people in the IT sector who are deeply interested in the future of the Internet. The event was joined by approximately 400 offline visitors and more than 80,000 online participants, watching the live stream on VK—the Forum’s partner platform.


Three memoranda of understanding signed by the Center at Youth RIGF 2022

Director of the Center for Global IT-Cooperation Vadim Glushchenko and General Director of the Znanie Society Maxim Dreval signed a memorandum of understanding at the Second Youth Internet Governance Forum (Youth RIGF 2022).