According to AKTR and TV Digest, they have been included in a draft law that envisages that no less than 80% of content will be in Russian and a minimum 30% of movies and TV shows in catalogues Russian productions.
Furthermore, the sector would be overseen by Roskomnadzor, which would have the power to close down regulators.
Previously, Sergei Petrov, the head of MKS, has spoken of the need to regulate the activities of foreign video streaming services in Russia.
He is of the view that there should be a level playing field for all video streaming services.
Meanwhile, Alexei Byrdin, the head of the association Internet Video, believes the proposed new rules are redundant.