Posted by Richard Willett - Memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 5 October 2023

Putin is ‘fighting the globalists’? Oh, do leave off – Russia is becoming a digital dystopia like everywhere else – right in line with the global plan for all humanity

Things are getting very digital in Russia. For your reading convenience I have decided to compile important updates about Russia’s “digital transformation” into a single blog post. Thank you for reading and have a relaxing Friday.


Last Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a plan that will allow Russians to use a digital ID instead of a paper one. The “digital [domestic] passport” (Russia has a domestic passport system) will be stored on the State Services (Gosuslugi) mobile application.

Putin’s decree gives the government three months to compile a list of situations in which a digital ID is a valid form of identification.

Officials have stressed that the digital passport is completely voluntary and no one will be penalized for using a paper ID.

The scheme can be traced back to 2021, when the Ministry of Digital Development proposed the creation of a new form of ID—a physical card with a chip that would replace the paper passport. However, the plan was abandoned because the identity cards were too expensive to make. Last year, Putin instructed the ministry to draft a decree for the introduction of a digital ID. commented on the introduction of this new QR code-based ID system:

It should also be noted that although proponents insist a digital passport is more convenient than a boring paper one, a growing number of Russians feel uneasy about the introduction of electronic identity papers.

Read More: Inside Russia’s “digital transformation”

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