OREANDA-NEWS Vakhtang Kipshidze, deputy chairman of the synodal department of the Moscow Patriarchate for church relations with society and the media, said that the introduction of electronic passports in Russia threatens to unrestrictedly collect information about citizens, the Moscow news agency reported.

As Kipshidze says, electronic data on citizens is easier to collect than paper data. And they can be used against these same people, as they can get into social networks.

According to him, the ROC did not oppose the development of new technologies.

Earlier it was reported that for fake passports toughen punishment.