The Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation clarified in a letter dated 15 July 2011 that if contracts resulting from e-tenders to deliver goods, perform work and render services for state needs are concluded in paper format, then they are deemed null and void.

The Letter has not yet been made public.

[Letter No. ATs/27696 of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation, dated 15 July 2011]