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Russian opposition develops ZKP voting application to support legitimate elections

To challenge the legitimacy of the recent Russian elections and Vladimir Putin’s subsequent inauguration as president, a human rights activist…

 

Leaked documents reveal details on Russia’s upcoming surveillance system

The Kremlin is spending millions of dollars on facial recognition-powered surveillance that can track its citizens. A new cache of…

 

Biometric payments for public transportation expand in China, Russia

Biometrics are increasingly facilitating different processes in the public transportation sector, with new developments emerging from two countries – China…

 

Russian migration policy seeks biometrics from foreigners and citizens living abroad

Russia is planning to make consular registration mandatory for citizens living abroad, and to collect biometric data from foreigners entering…

 

Biometric chip passports get priority in Israel, Pakistan and Russia

International travel continues to be a major catalyst in the uptake of biometric travel IDs, with governments in the Middle…

 

Facial recognition deployed for subway payments in Japan, Kazakhstan and Russia

More cities are experimenting with face biometrics in public transportation but the rollouts are proceeding at very different paces. The…

 

Russia considers multiplying the size of its face surveillance network

There is a report out of Latvia that Russian officials want to again expand their national facial recognition infrastructure. According…

 

Russia bans foreign online ID verification systems

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a package of laws further regulating the country’s online sphere, including a ban on…

 

ECJ hits Russia with human rights violations due to facial recognition use

The European Court of Human Rights (ECJ) has decided unanimously that Russia is guilty of human rights violations due to…

 

Smart Engines OCR praised by Russian Hajj tour operator for speeding up applications

Smart Engines technology for ID scanning and reading has been integrated by Russia’s official booking system for Hajj pilgrimages, making…

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