22.07.2024

From 2022, the Yandex search engine will become standard on gadgets sold in Russia

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The Russian government approved the Yandex search engine to be used by default on gadgets sold in the country technically complex goods, including smartphones and tablets. The decision comes into force on January 1, 2022. RIA Novosti writes about this.

On devices, the Yandex search engine should be launched as a standard one without additional settings, according to the relevant decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 2607-r of the Government.

The order also states that Yandex.Browser, MyOffice and Kaspersky Internet Security in 2022 will be included in the list of programs required for pre-installation on computers and laptops sold in Russia.