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Deputy of minister of culture explained how much Russian collecting societies should pay to right holders

Grigory Pirumov, deputy of Russian minister of culture, has written a letter to control office of presidential administration. In his letter he considered few issues relating to activity of Russian collecting societies. Right holders must receive royalties in accordance with actual usage of their musical works, statistical data is not suitable for these purposes. Besides, Russian CMOs have to distribute at least 75% of all collected royalties among right holders, whose rights are managed by CMO.

Russian ministry of culture from its part has proposed to provide right holders with access to informational system, where they could find data about usage of their works, allocated royalties and money, which CMO deducted on its administrative purposes.