Video Analytics system of Moscow is used in strict accordance with the legislation, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Moscow Department of information technology Monday.

Previously, the Agency RBC has published information about what the Moscow system of mass recognition of individuals complained to the ECHR. The authors claim to believe that the application of this technology at the rally on Sakharov Avenue in September, 2019 would "allow the municipality and the interior Ministry to collect data on thousands of opposition supporters", while "no information about specific threats to public order was not given".

"the Claim referred in the request, to the Department of information technology of Moscow did not arrive. Video Analytics system is used in strict accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. The Department of information technology of Moscow is not conducting activities aimed at the identification of the individual citizen", – said the press service.

The Ministry stressed that the identity of the citizen sets law enforcement officers in the manner prescribed by law.

To the ECHR on the question of RIA Novosti said that the complaint against Moscow, the facial recognition system has yet been received. "today the court has not received such a statement", – reported in the ECHR.