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  • Affiliation : Special correspondent, Kommersant Publishing House; Co-Chair of the Trialogue Club International.
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Cyberspace: Considering the Prospects for Cooperation After the US-Russian Summit in Helsinki

Elena Chernenko, Oleg Demidov

On July 16, 2018, the presidents of Russia and the United States will meet in Helsinki for the first US-Russian summit since Donald Trump assumed the presidency. The cyber domain is likely to be included in the agenda of the upcoming meeting.

Direct Russia-US cyber dialogue is currently suspended since the bilateral working group on cyber issues no longer exists. PIR Center Executive Board Member and Deputy Head of Kommersant Newspaper Foreign Policy Department Dr. Elena Chernenko and PIR Center Consultant Oleg Demidov give a brief overview of US-Russia cyber relations and examine the prospects for post-summit dialogue in this field.

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RUSSIA CONFIDENTIAL, Issue № 3 (253), Volume 17. 2018