NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Russian Interior Ministry hopes to form a national repository of genomic data for use in law-enforcement forensic identification, according to the RussiaIC.com, a website featuring information on Russian news, law, commerce, and culture.
 
The Ministry’s goals are outlined in a bill that aims to enable officials to use the database to identify individuals suspected of crimes, terrorism, and “extremism,” according to Russia IC.
 

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