President Medvedev is the most active supporter of Government 2.0 in Russia
March 16,Medvedev held a videoconference on the enforcement of orders of the President of Russia. During the meeting, Dmitry Medvedev stressed that the governors should use the Internet and self-monitor citizens’ opinions on these or other innovations.
«It is necessary to use sources of information independently, authority who can do it is the modern manager, but who can not — that, sorry, not quite ready. If I look at this and all others should look too. It is my desire to not only the leadership of the government, but regional leaders — take a note. You must see everything personally and do not receive bills from the hands of your subordinates,that filter out everything «, — said Dmitry Medvedev
Although the most important meeting was to discuss the need to strengthen executive discipline, the head of state paid attention to the introduction of electronic government and the introduction of progressive technologies of office.
President Dmitry Medvedev has actively supported community initiatives related to the Internet. «Nothing more socially significant, nothing more actively calling at every house and at the same time creates an opportunity for direct communication than the Internet, has been invented» — said he had previously. Near the President, in addition to the official site, has a blog at Livejournal. He also is user-nets Facebook and Twitter.