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On October 3, Hoover Institution held a roundtable "Governance in an Emerging New World" focused on Russia at Stanford University. This is the first event in a series aimed at promoting discussion and thinking on the governance challenges posed by rapid demographic, technological and societal change around the globe. The series is convened by the US Secretary of State (1982–1986) George Shultz.

On October 3, Hoover Institution held a roundtable "Governance in an Emerging New World" focused on Russia at Stanford University. This is the first event in a series aimed at promoting discussion and thinking on the governance challenges posed by rapid demographic, technological and societal change around the globe. The series is convened by the US Secretary of State (1982–1986) George Shultz.

In preparation for the event, Russian and U.S. scholars prepared papers on the technology and demography as factors in Russia's development. The roundtable focused on discussing the documents and proposing solutions to the problems Russia is facing. Stephen Kotkin, Professor of History and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and History Department of Princeton University, covered the problems and prospects of Russia's economic development in the technological era. Former Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFall discussed the issues related to Russia's current foreign policy and the impact of sanctions on the country's economy. David Holloway, Professor of International History at Stanford University, talked in depth about the demographic aspects of Russia's development. Russian papers were presented by Maria Smekalova, RIAC Coordinator of Cybersecurity Program.

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