MOSCOW, 4 APR — RIA Novosti Crimea. Deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and the Apple representative agreed that flaws on the display facilities of the Crimea as part of Russia on maps of the company will be eliminated. About it reported in a press-service of the state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption.
The meeting was held on Thursday. It was attended by the head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev, the head of the Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications Leonid Levin and the Director of open company “eppl Rus” Vitaly Moroz’ko.
“Vasily Piskarev said that an agreement for eliminating all the flaws until April 25, after which MPs will meet with its representatives”, — noted in press service.
According to Moroz’ko, his company appealed to Apple Inc. with a request to bring software products in accordance with Russian law. He stressed that now the Maps app, the settlements of the Crimea are displayed as the territory of the Russian Federation. “However, inaccuracies and omissions, the recognition of Vitaly Moroz’ko, apps still there, and to remove them you need more time,” added the Committee.
Earlier it was reported that the committees of the state Duma intend to address to the Prosecutor General because of the maps on Apple devices on which Sevastopol and Simferopol marked as the territory of Ukraine.
Crimea became a Russian region after held in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of Kazakhstan and 95.6% of Sevastopol voted for joining Russian Federation. Ukraine still considers the Peninsula its but temporarily occupied territory. Moscow has repeatedly stated that the Crimean people in a democratic way, in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia.
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