As of 1 July 2021, organisation selling certain electronic goods without preinstalled Russian software will be subject to financial penalties.
An amendment to the Administrative Offences Code (amending article 14.8) has been adopted to this effect. The penalties for organisations range from around EUR 450 to EUR 2000.
As of 1 April 2021, employers are required to follow the revised procedure for the medical surveillance of workers.
The revised procedure repeals the procedure adopted by Order No. 302n of 12 April 2011.
The revised procedure provides the possibility of electronic exchange of documents. For example, it will be possible to issue an electronic referral for a medical examination, provided that both the employer and the employee have registered in the electronic signature system.
As of 1 April 2021, manufacturers, importers, sellers and distributors of certain “technically complex” goods must ensure that these goods have pre-installed Russian (or EAEU) software before they could be sold to the end user.
As of 1 January 2021, importers and manufacturers of products subject to the extended producer responsibility (including electrical and electronic equipment, batteries, textiles and packaging) as well as manufacturers’ associations are required to submit the relevant yearly reporting in accordance with the revised procedure. The report must contain information about products released on the Russian market during reporting year, the fulfilment by a particular importer or manufacturer of the set utilisation / recycling targets for wastes that in