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Russia-China-United States: Setting the Global Rules of the Game in Cyberspace

Oleg Demidov

Development of international process, international negotiations and international norms of conduct in cyberspace lasts for at least 15 years. Only this year we are witnessing subscription of certain documents and conducting certain negotiations creating preconditions for real breakthrough in this sphere. Key events, key progress is made at the instigation of three cyberstates in the world — namely Russia, the US and China. It is quite ironic that, contrasted with the bilateral negotiations between Russia–China, Russia–US, US–China, there is no real international legal mechanism, neither any platform that would allow these countries to negotiate their cyber policies in tripartite format. I will try to discuss certain issues that could become common for these three countries, the ways to establish this tripartite negotiation and co-operation in cyberspace.

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Trialogue Club International meeting. September 29, 2015