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MOSCOW, November 16 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin sets a task that by 2020 the Russian Federation should be among the ten leading countries in the rating of information technologies development index.
Putin told the Petersburg Dialogue forum about the Information Society programme, which continues in Russia.
“Following its implementation, by 2020 we plan to be among first ten countries in the rating of the information technologies development index and among twenty leading countries in development of electronic government and the network society,” he said. “Russia was one of the first countries to organise direct Internet broadcasts of presidential election from all polling stations.”
He also mentioned the practice of collecting signatures on the Internet in support of further discussions in the parliament.