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CascadiaPrime Cognition - Russia AI Policy Rollout

Despite Putin’s focus on AI, the Russian government has not released a strategy


The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking - captures the current capacity of OECD governments to absorb - and exploit - the innovative potential of AI - Russia ranks at an unknown level

  The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking

Introduction and Overview

  World Bank: Russia Can Gain More from a Digital Transformation, says World Bank (May 19, 2017)
  Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
  Ministry of Defence Wiki: Minister of Defence Twitter: @mod_russia
  Federal Research Center “Computer Science and Control” of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Government recognized Russia institutions taking leadership roles in the Russia AI Policy Rollout

  United Instrument-Making Corporation
  Russian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (September 24 - 27, 2018)

Other Key Russia Institutions

  Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in Moscow
  Russian Association of Artificial Intelligence
  Wiki: Russian Academy of Sciences
  Russian Academy of Sciences
  Foundation for Advanced Studies (Russia's DARPA)

Russia AI Clusters

  ERA ( “military innovation technopolis.”)

Russia AI - Science and Funding mechanisms

  Under Construction

Russia AI Policy News

  Russia: Expect a National AI Roadmap by Midyear (January 08, 2019 )
  Weapons of the weak: Russia and AI-driven asymmetric warfare (November 15, 2018 )
  Here’s How the Russian Military Is Organizing to Develop AI (July 08, 2019 )
  The Top-10 Russian Artificial Intelligence Startups (June 13, 2018 )
  Samsung Electronics Launches AI Center in Russia (May 29, 2018 )
  In AI, Russia Is Hustling to Catch Up (April 4, 2018)
  Nature News: Russian science chases escape from mediocrity (March 13, 2018)
  Wilson Quarterly: Russia tries to get smart about artificial intelligence (Spring 2018)
  "The main thing for the Academy of Sciences is that it must respond as quickly as possible to instructions given by the President of the Russian Federation and to coordinate the strategy of scientific and technological development, and to organize the activities of the Academy. " (March 31, 2018)
  Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu urged military and civilian scientists to jointly develop robots and drones (March 14, 2018)
  MIT Tech Review: Intelligent Machines: How to teach a robot to screw (February 12, 2018)
  Era Military Innovation Technopolis focus on eight areas - including AI
  The Moscow Times: Digital Technology Will Move Russia Forward (Op-ed) (February 5, 2018)
  Russia Is Poised to Surprise the US in Battlefield Robotics (January 25, 2018)

Russia AI Policy - Other related sources of policy insight


Russia AI Policy - Policy Leaders