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“I stand for soft legislative regulation, including laws on state procurements, but I stand against direct restrictions, when draft bills forbid Russian contractors to buy this or that foreign software,” Nikiforov said, adding that such measures will have a blowback.
“As soon as we approve such barriers, we will receive a boomerang of similar measures from other countries, which will ban our products,” he said.
The draft bill envisages denying access of foreign software to a state procurement tender if it has two or more Russian analogues, and holding a public external audit procedure with the attraction of corresponding departments of the foreign software has a Russian analogue.