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India’s Digitalization: Big Data is the New Oil

... further development of e-government. Yet, none of that would have been possible had government initiatives not been backed up by the ambitions and strategic approach of another Indian entrepreneur, Mukesh Ambani, who swiftly provided Indians with cheap Internet and accessible smartphones. As he advanced his digital business initiatives, Ambani called upon Narendra Modi’s government to achieve maximum localisation of Indian data in India and spoke about the need to fight a new type of colonialism, ...

25.05.2020

Global Tech Companies Counter Online Terrorist Content

Governments demand that global internet platforms step up the fight against extremist and terrorist content One of the most recent trends to appear in internet governance is the tightening of control over online content. And it was China and Russia that set the wheels for this in ...

02.04.2020

Web Internationalization: Russian Universities 2017-2018

Report No. 40/2018 Report No. 40/2018 This report is the result of a new stage in the research of the online English-language resources on the websites of Russian universities and is a follow-up to the initial report produced by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) entitled «Web Internationalization: Russian Universities» in 2015. This issue provides a new ranking as of 2017–2018. The authors developed a methodology for assessing the English-language websites of universities and analyzed...

07.12.2018

Cyber Caliphate: What Apps Are the Islamic State Using?

... calls, the manual recommended the use of such services as the German CryptoPhone and BlackPhone , which guarantee secure message and voice communications. FireChat , Tin Can and The Serval Project provide communication even without access to the Internet, for example, by using Bluetooth . The programs recommended by terrorists for encrypting files are VeraCrypt and TrueCrypt . The CEO of Idrix (the maker of VeraCrypt ) Mounir Idrassi admitted that “Unfortunately, encryption software like ...

25.05.2018

RIAC Urban Breakfast on Facebook Wars and Twitter Protocol: What is Today’s Digital Diplomacy?

... diplomacy." For the present, we habitually divide the world into offline and online, but in practice such a distinction is nothing more than a way to procrastinate, not to answer at once. One can not ignore digital diplomacy, what is happening on the Internet is no less serious than in reality. Moreover, digital diplomacy can be regarded as an instrument of soft power. However, there is a number of difficulties. First, there is often a discord between the genuine and the ostentatious — what we see ...

16.04.2018

Web Internationalization of Russian Universities (2016–2017)

RIAC Report #31 / 2017 This report is the result of a new stage in the research of the online English-language resources on the websites of Russian universities and is a follow-up to the initial report produced by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) entitled “Web Internationalization: Russian Universities” in 2015. The authors developed a methodology for assessing the English-language websites of universities. The online resources of 47 universities were analysed and compared with...

10.07.2017

Attracting students: a compared analysis of the English version Russian universities website

... how prestigious are the universities of a different country, common means and language of communication are needed. Since in nowadays globalised (or even post-globalised) world the most powerful and popular means of communication is provided by the Internet connection, and since English has become the “global language” above all, every university interested in attracting foreign students must have a website in English, where every needed information should be provided. -    Finding information: ...

27.04.2017

Francis Fukuyama: We Need a Common Threat

... have to work together. That might be sufficient to break the cycle. Yet we did have a crisis in 2008 and it wasn’t big enough, it really didn’t solve the problem. I think the next one has got to be even bigger, unfortunately. You also said that internet is the ‘wild west’ for social media with everybody using it to their advantage. It seems to be relevant for the Western world — Russia included — do you think that the developing countries are going to step in this direction as well? ...

20.03.2017

Natalia Gandurina: The Decline of Print Media Should Stop

Amidst the development of Internet technologies and the economic downturn, more and more media are going online and becoming web-based. Does this trend testify to the decline of print media? Natalya Gandurina, Vice President of ARTCOM Media Group (Forbes, L'Officiel, OK!, GEO) ...

23.11.2016

RIAC and EWI hold an international seminar “Russia-US Cyber Cooperation – Building New Relations”

... discussed cooperation in countering cyber terrorism; indentifying terminology, critical for Russia and the United States in the field of cyber security; strengthening cooperative action and early warning of cyber attacks; the state’s role in the Internet development and the interaction of the Internet and business communities of the two countries. They also made important observations on existing problems in relations between the two countries in this field, and proposed a number of significant ...

17.05.2016
 

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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