OREANDA-NEWS The Ministry of Digital Development, Telecommunications and Mass Media of Russia (Mintsifry) has promised to withdraw accreditation from IT companies that fire employees with Ukrainian citizenship, the ministry’s Telegram channel reported. Thus, in the future, these companies will not be able to receive benefits.

"The Ministry of Digital Development of Russia warns IT companies that it will deprive them of their accreditation if it receives confirmation of the facts of forced dismissal of citizens of Ukraine," the report says.

Earlier, the head of the ANO Information Culture, Ivan Begtin, said that Russian companies began to fire Ukrainian IT specialists due to possible threats of sabotage. According to him, the demand for the resignation of IT specialists from Ukraine comes from government customers with whom domestic firms cooperate. It is noted that the internal security services of Russian companies "especially closely" monitor employees who have a Ukrainian passport or relatives from Ukraine. About what Russian companies there is a speech, it was not specified.