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Ministry of Digital Development refused to spend 7 billion rubles on phones for officials
2 September, 10:15
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 Ministry of Digital Development refused to spend 7 billion rubles on phones for officials
The Ministry of Digital Development proposed to reduce budget allocations this year by more than 7 billion rubles due to the inability to purchase a computer due to the inability to purchase components for transferring authorities to smartphones with a Russian operating system and applications developed for it.

- Proposal to reduce budget allocations in 2022 by 7,104,600,000 rubles. The name of the event is providing employees of state and municipal authorities, budgetary institutions with mobile devices with a domestic mobile operating system and applications developed for it, as well as ensuring their functioning, TASS cites the text of the document.

Over the past years, Russian authorities have been talking about the need to replace foreign software. Switching to Russian products was initially prescribed to state-owned companies, and then to all owners of critical information infrastructure.