Russia signs international data protection convention

Russia signs international data protection convention


On 15 May, Russia reinforced its commitment to the protection of personal data by ratifying the 'Convention for the protection of individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data' (Convention 108), the Council of Europe announced.

Thorbjørn Jagland, Council of Europe Secretary General, received Russia´s accession from Alexander Alekseev, the Permanent Representative and Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Council.

The Convention, which is...


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