The government want to create a Russian equivalent of GitHub

the Russian equivalent of an online service for collaborative development GitHub propose to create in the economy. He might earn in the next year.

this writes “Kommersant” with reference to the project “Artificial intelligence” (above it, the economy Ministry is working jointly with “Sberbank”). Repository for open source code can come in handy in case Russia will lose access to GitHub and other similar resources.

the economy Ministry Representative confirmed to the publication that this project is one of the “key actions to ensure the conditions for creating open source libraries AI” in the framework of the national strategy of the development of AI up to 2030, approved by the President of the Russian Federation in October 2019.

the Department offered to spend on the creation of a “Russian GitHub” 2.1 billion rubles. Fill it suggest including copying the most popular projects from public foreign sources.

Text: To.Hi-tech