According to Vladimir Petrov, the importance of social networks for Russians has grown significantly lately. Therefore, such a step will simplify the interaction of citizens with government agencies, it will become more convenient to pay for government services, fines, and quickly receive the official information that citizens need. The official also believes that such an association can accelerate the transition of Russian social network users to the permanent use of state digital services, put things in order in social media, reduce the level of anonymity and help fight cybercrimes.
“I ask you to consider the idea of introducing part of the functions of the Gosuslugi information portal on the VKontakte platform for Russian users. Such a step will allow obtaining a unique set of services for the Russian social network, and will also help in the process of digitalization of the domestic economy, ”the letter says.