President Putin orders government to reject some foreign software, equipmentStaff Writer | September 12, 2017
Russian IT companies must switch to local software, or the government will not be able to use their products in some industries because of high security risks, President Vladimir Putin said.
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“If you continue to bring in software and hardware in the current volumes all the time, the government would unavoidably tell you in some areas: you know, we can’t take it, because somewhere they’ll push the button and we’re cut off.”
It should not be the case not only in the military-connected industries, but also in power supply, the president said. ■