Russian Ministry of Defense would make it obligatory for military personnel to report on their online activity

Russia's Defense Ministry has prepared a bill obliging Russian military and foreign contractors to report their publications on the web, the document is available on the official draft regulations website.

"The extension of this requirement to servicemen or citizens (foreign nationals) entering into contracts for military service is similar to those defined for state civil servants, specifically, to submit to the federal executive body or federal state body where the federal law provides for military service, information about any publication of their personal data on the Internet, as well as any other information they have made available to the public," the short description of the draft bill says.

The state bodies interested in this information include the military command, military units, organizations of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, units and divisions of the military police, and military commissariats.

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