Island Russian can become a big aclaratoria, said the Senator

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The island of Russian, which Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered to make the digital center development in the coming years can become a laboratory for development of programs of digitalization of the national economy, said in an interview with RIA Novosti in the framework of the Eastern economic forum (WEF), the Senator from Sakhalin, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on economic policy Dmitry Mezentsev.

On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at the WEF, proposed to establish on the island of Russian centre of digital development in such areas as software development, storage technology and transfer of big data, cybersecurity, robotics, unmanned vehicles. Putin instructed the government to work out a special status for the island of Russian, which would give the chance to start there’s start-UPS, testing, and implementation of the most advanced technological developments whose practical application is not described in the legislation.

«In the coming years, the island Russian can become a big national laboratory, where will be developed the most important program in support of the digitalization of the national economy. I believe that will create skilled, and possibly industrial high-tech industries, whose products could become competitive industries leaders in the field of IT-technologies in the Asia-Pacific region,» said Mezentsev.