Personal data will be sent by mail // Business was offered an inexpensive channel of interaction with GosSOPKA

The State Duma promised to discuss with business and adjust the amendments to the law “On Personal Data” so that personal data operators do not bear the cost of connecting to the state system for detecting, preventing and eliminating the consequences of computer attacks (GosSOPKA). Earlier, the committee submitted amendments to the State Duma providing … Read more

Roskomnadzor increases responsibility // The agency proposes to introduce criminal penalties for trading in personal data

Roskomnadzor wants to tighten the responsibility for those who organize access to leaked personal data, up to the introduction of criminal penalties. This idea was supported by the State Duma Committee on Information Policy, which has already prepared a number of amendments to the law “On Personal Data”. But the implementation of the initiative will … Read more

Produce or lose // The US is preparing anti-cartel tools to stimulate oil exporters

The US Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the NOPEC (No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act) anti-cartel bill, which will allow the US government to bring antitrust claims against members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and their partners, including the Russian Federation: Russia is a member of the OPEC alliance … Read more

Meeting of leaders of veteran organizations of the CIS, Georgia and Baltic countries was held in Baku

In the morning, members of the Coordinating Council laid wreaths and flowers at the monument to Heydar Aliyev, an outstanding statesman and political figure, President of Azerbaijan from 1993 to 2003, as well as at the Eternal Flame memorial, Veteran News reports. Then a plenary session was held entitled “The 30th anniversary of the Committee … Read more

Profile Committee of the State Duma approved the reappointment of Nabiullina head of the Central Bank

The State Duma Committee on the Financial Market recommended extending the powers of Central Bank Chairman Elvira Nabiullina for a third term, RIA Novosti reports. The State Duma will consider this issue on Thursday, April 21. Ms. Nabiullina took over as head of the Central Bank in June 2013 and was reappointed in 2017. Her … Read more

The State Duma Committee approved the allocation of NWF funds to buy out preferred shares of Russian banks

The State Duma Committee on Property approved a draft law allowing the Ministry of Finance, on the basis of government decisions, to acquire preferred shares of credit institutions (prefs) at the expense of the National Wealth Fund (NWF). According to the draft, in order to purchase shares, it will not be necessary to obtain the … Read more

OPEC + and IEA did not agree on barrels // The cartel will change the provider of production data

The OPEC+ Technical Committee has abandoned the International Energy Agency (IEA) data in its oil production estimates for OPEC+ countries since February and replaced it with data from Rystad Energy and Wood Mackenzie. The reason in the cartel is the underestimation of the IEA data on production, focused on the growth of supply from exporters. … Read more

The Eastern Committee of the German Economy announced increased pressure in Germany on firms operating in the Russian Federation

In Germany, public pressure is mounting on companies doing business in Russia, said Oliver Hermes, chairman of the Eastern Committee for the German Economy (OAOEV). This happens despite the fact that firms comply with the sanctions imposed against the Russian Federation. At the same time, OAOEV is concerned about the possible nationalization in Russia of … Read more

Article picked up for social networks // Meta Platforms may be recognized as an extremist organization

The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation demands that Meta (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp) be recognized as an extremist organization in response to the company’s new policy, which now allows publishing calls for violence against the authorities and the military of the Russian Federation. The Investigative Committee (ICR) launched an investigation into this matter. If … Read more