List of Russian applications for pre-installation on gadgets has been approved

The government has approved a list of Russian applications that will be recommended for pre-installation on gadgets. This was reported by RIA Novosti .

As it was reported earlier citing the Ministry of Digital Science, these included applications Group and ” Yandex “,” Gosuslugi “and the” Mir “payment system. The popularity rating of the programs was formed on the basis of data provided by companies and confirmed by independent auditors.

In November Roskomnadzor formed the register of audiovisual services ( ABC ), which will be able to pretend to pre-install their applications for electronics imported into Russia (mobile phones and Smart TV). It includes the following ABCs: Okko, Ivi, Megogo,, Movix, Premier, SPB TV Russia, Start, Wink, Amediateka, Beeline TV, Kino1TV, Kinopoisk, Match TV, Megafon TV, MTS TV, NTV PLUS, Channel One,” Look “,” Tricolor Cinema “and” TV Online “.

In December 2019, the Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a law prohibiting the sale of equipment, including smartphones and computers, without pre-installed Russian software. It was noted that the government will establish the exact list of devices to which the requirements will apply, as well as the list of the programs themselves.