Putin Signs Law Requiring Foreign IT Firms To Open Offices In Russia

Putin Signs Law Requiring Foreign IT Firms To Open Offices In Russia

July 2, 2021, 7:37 a.m.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Thursday requiring foreign IT firms to open offices on Russian territory, according to a document published by the government.

The law will apply to companies with over 500,000 daily Russian users.

Moscow on Wednesday opened a new case against Google for breaching personal data legislation.

(With input from Reuters)

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