Medvedev banned the purchase of foreign software for the needs of public sector employees


Moscow. November 20. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree about the ban on access for foreign software procurement for state and municipal needs, reports the website of the government of the Russian Federation.

“The resolution imposes a ban on the admission of non-Russian origin software (hereinafter – SOFTWARE) in the procurement for state and municipal needs”, – stated in the message.

It stresses that, in accordance with the signed resolution, customers will be required to limit purchases of Russian.

“With the exception of cases, when software with the necessary functional, technical and (or) performance in Russia is absent. The need for the appropriate needs to be justified in the manner prescribed by the Federal law dated 5 April 2013 No. 44-FZ “On contract system in procurement of goods, works, services for state and municipal needs”, – noted in the government of the Russian Federation.

According to the report, Federal law provides for the establishment of the unified register of the Russian programs for electronic computers and databases.

“Russian will be recognized as software, which is included in the register. The resolution approved the Rules of formation and maintaining the register (further – Rules),” according to the government.

The regulations define the grounds of the exclusive rights of the copyright holder, conditions for inclusion of such information in the register, and their removal from the register, the procedure for providing information included in the registry, the procedure for making a decision on the inclusion of such information in the registry.