Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the President of Russia, called the reports on the preparation of restrictions on the exit of IT industry specialists from the country or on additional checks against them as “another duck”. This has been reported TASS.
This is out of the question, it would be a violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, whether they are employees of the IT sector or not.
The Concord company has previously stated on social networks that it has developed a bill that will “protect Russia’s strategic interests”. From the document it becomes clear that it is necessary to establish a procedure for additional declaration by IT specialists about travel abroad and for coordination of employment in foreign companies of the Russian Federation with the state security authorities.
In contrast, the Ministry of Digital reportedHe opposes any restrictions on movement and employment for IT workers, as such measures can lead to an increase in the output of specialists and have a devastating effect on the industry as a whole.