Apple has asked the state Duma extra time in order to mark Crimea as Russian territory in some of its applications. The deputies agreed.

Elected officials and company representatives have discussed this issue. Previously, Apple after treatment of GD have corrected the affiliation of Crimea to the Maps app, where is Simferopol and Sevastopol are now listed as Russian cities.

But in the app “Weather” does not say to which country are the cities of the Crimea, although other settlements such information is reported, — said journalists the Chairman of the Duma Committee on security and combating corruption Vasily Piskarev.

The Corporation has undertaken to correct this defect in the period until may 29, but did not.

Now Apple has asked for additional time to June 10 to clarify the Central office in the U.S. “the technical and temporal possibilities” for further adjustments to their applications, said the head of the Committee.

However, he warned that the Committee for security and combating corruption “does not remove the issue of control and intends to seek from Apple, the execution of the Russian legislation in full”.

Before that the state Duma has successfully solved similar problems with Google.

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