Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin proposed to create a Russian platform for the development of IT projects like GitHub (an international platform for software development). He also stated that the authorities will continue to promote domestic developments abroad. Mr. Mishustin recorded a video message to the participants of the Kazan Digital Week forum. The prime minister recalled that last week the White House approved the second package of measures to support the IT industry. Within the framework of it, in particular, the institution of the IT ombudsman will appear in the country. “Moreover, we will launch a program to stimulate the participation of our business in international open source alliances. We should have our own platform in this area (in other words, Russian GitHub). We will continue to promote our developments abroad … To create conditions for attracting high-quality IT specialists and returning to Russia those who have gone to work abroad, “the prime minister said. Russian IT companies have already developed a strategy for the development of open source software (open source)….