The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation clarified that the prohibition of the publication of personal data of a medical worker by an online publication should not violate the users’ right to receive information about the quality of services pro

20 July 2021

In a Resolution dated May 25, 2021, when examining the complaint of MedReyting LLC, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation clarified the procedure for applying para. 8, part 1, art. 6 of the Federal Law "On Personal Data", according to which the processing of personal data is necessary for the professional activity of a journalist and (or) the legitimate activity of the mass media or scientific, literary or other creative activities, provided that the rights and legitimate interests of the subject of personal data are not violated.

Polina Karpova

The law on "landing" or what threatens large IT companies in the near future

14 July 2021

On July 2, 2021, the Federal Law "On the activities of Foreign entities in the Internet Information and Telecommunications Network on the Territory of the Russian Federation", which is also known the Law on "Landing", came into force for the landing of large IT companies. The aim of this law is to equalize foreign and Russian companies operating on the Internet.

David Gor
Elizaveta Gromova
Legal Trainee

Circle of Good

02 July 2021

Foundation for support of children with severe life-threatening and chronic diseases, including rare (orphan) diseases (“Circle of Good” or “Fund”) was established by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation in 2021.