The Russian government will allocate more than 1 billion rubles to digitize the archives of the registry office

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The Russian government will additionally allocate 1.1 billion for digitization and uploading to the Unified Federal Register of Civil Registry Office Archives. This is stated in a message published on October 18 on the website of the Cabinet.

“Historical records made since 1926 are being digitized as part of the creation of the Unified Federal Register of Civil Registry Office. In the process of translating paper archival books, it was discovered that some of the records were compiled in languages ​​other than Russian – Tatar, Arabic. They will need to be translated before digitizing. Professional translators will be involved in the work, ”the message says.

The digitization work is scheduled to be completed by December 31. The order on the allocation of additional funds was signed by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

Earlier, on September 21, it was reported that more than six thousand marriages with foreign citizens have been registered in Moscow since the beginning of 2020. Citizens of Israel, Turkey, Thailand, Nigeria, Latvia, Italy, Germany, China, Lithuania, France, Korea, Spain, Colombia and other countries registered marriages in the capital’s registry offices.

In Moscow, a marriage with a citizen of another country can be registered at any registry office or you can choose an unusual site for registration. For this, 31 new sites are available

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