The budget has provided funds for the implementation of the bill on sustainable Runet

The budget has provided funds for the implementation of the bill on sustainable Runet

Moscow. 7 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — Funds for the establishment of network operation Centre of public communication in the framework of the draft law on the protection of Runet from external threats is provided in the budget for 2019 in the amount of almost 600 million rubles, only three years expected to spend more than 1.8 billion rubles.

Relevant data are contained in the Federal law “on the Federal budget in 2019 and the planning period of 2020 and 2021 years”.

According to the document, on the establishment and operation of the monitoring Center and network management of public communication and the creation, operation and development of information system for monitoring and network management of public communication planned $ 597 million rubles in 2019.

“These funds provided only for the start of this project,” — said “Interfax” a source familiar with the situation.

In the next two years, the budget expenditures are estimated at 699 million and 546 million respectively, the paper said.

According to the source, “for subsequent implementation of this project will require additional funds. Accordingly, these costs would need to be made in budgets for the following years.”

However, the development of software and hardware for monitoring and control communication network for General use, according to the draft passport of nutsprogramme “Digital economy”, approved by the government, Roskomnadzor given year, starting from October 2019 to October 2020.

Earlier, the Deputy Minister Oleg Ivanov said that “the greatest part of the cost of the proposals” contained in the bill, “already included in the “Digital economy””.

In turn, the Russian telecoms operators fear that in case of acceptance the law will become for them an additional financial burden, despite the fact that the document provides for financing of implementation costs.

As reported, the government supported the bill, subject to his revision, “taking into account the observations made for the second reading, stated in the opinion of the Cabinet of Ministers, published in the base of the bills.

In the opinion of the Cabinet of Ministers, the implementation of the provisions of the bill on providing free of charge mobile operators and technical means of countering threats, the organization of a monitoring and control communication network of General use in the composition of the radio frequency service, as well as exercises with the aim of improving information security, integrity and stability of functioning of the unified telecommunication network of the Russian Federation will require additional allocations of the Federal budget.

“However, in financial and economic justification to the bill not determined the sources and the order of execution of new kinds of expenditure obligations”, — stated in the opinion.

Despite the fact that the bill proposes to equip the network technical means to counter the threats “are not regulated questions of operation and modernization of these funds, including in terms of financial support of these processes, as well as liability for damages in case of failures in work of communication networks caused by the functioning of these funds, including to third parties,” reads the document.

Opinion of the governmental Commission signed by the Vice-Prime Minister, the head of the government Konstantin Chuichenko.