Russian Parliament decided to reduce the time of servers transferring to Russia because of sanctions

Servers containing Russian citizens personal data transferring process to Russia must be speeded up, according to a legislative act brought into the Duma (Parliament of Russia) on the 1st of September.


According to the new law, companies dealing with Russian citizens’ personal data will have to manage their hardware transfer into the Russian territory in a three-month time.


There is a formal legislative act #242 which requires storing of Russian citizens’ personal data in the territory of Russian Federation only. However, previously it set a longer time for transferring the personal data to Russia – from September 2016.