The Center took part in Russian Open Source Summit

On October 1, Moscow hosted the Russian Open Source Summit, the main event in a series of activities dedicated to open source.


A turning point in history: UN Secretary-General’s report

In September, on the eve of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres presented his report "Our Common Agenda". It was prepared in response to a request from Member States in the context of the Declaration on the Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (2020).


Data management: in the search of compromise

On September 28, a press conference dedicated to Russian and foreign experience in the field of data management was held at the Izvestia press center.


AI should be applied for estimating the development of science, Chernyshenko stated

Artificial intelligence should be used to analyze scientific areas and critical technologies that need to be developed in Russia, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.


IT companies in Russia can get income tax preferences

It is also planned to consider the feasibility of maintaining tax preferences, “providing for a reduced corporate income tax rate on income in the form of dividends paid from sources in Russia, under certain conditions, for companies registered in the relevant jurisdictions, though having a significant economic presence in the Russian Federation.”


Information system for detecting destructive information on the Internet to appear in Russia

“Vector X” will receive 57.8 million rubles for creating the first stage of a system for recognizing signs of propaganda, extremism and terrorism in media materials.


Rules of digital hygiene for children and their parents

On September 11, the team of the Youth Digital Ombudsman (YDO) - Dmitry Gulyaev and Alexey Starikov - held a workshop “Digital hygiene in the Web for parents and children” in Crimea. This is the second time the team has held such a meeting. The first conversation on this topic, which received extremely positive feedback, took place in Arkhyz in July this year.


Paving the way to a new Concept of information security of children

On September 15, the Civic Chamber discussed the draft of the updated Concept of Information Security of Children, which was developed and adopted by the Russian Government back in 2015. The document expired in 2020, and in March of this year, the Civic Chamber proposed to update the Concept taking into account the current challenges and threats for children on the Internet.