Putin signs law making Russian apps mandatory on smartphones, computers

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Putin signs law making Russian apps mandatory on smartphones, computers

... and smart TV sets that will now come pre-installed with Russian software.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed legislation requiring all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in the country to come pre-installed with Russian software. The law, which will come into force on July 1 next year, has been met with resistance by some electronics ...

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