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Integrated Main Infrastructure Plan is a "Living" Tool which Can and Should Change

The Gudok journalists have looked into development of transportation and logistics hubs in Russia. Sergey Dyagilev, Deputy Head of the Department for Economics and Transport Development of the Analytical Center, talked about implementation of the federal project, its targets, results and constraints.

– How is the Federal project "Transport and Logistics Hubs" implemented and what has been done so far?

– One of the pre-conditions for the implementation of this project is to determine the list of nodical hubs. To this end, an interdepartmental working group has been set up in cooperation with local authorities and business representatives in each region of the proposed location of such hubs. The discussion of the project included identification of the advantages and disadvantages of different areas and working out of a preliminary list of necessary activities, potential risks and possible algorithms of interaction of potential project participants. Suggestions of local administrations and potential investors were also taken into account.

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    Onishchenko: We Don't Want to Build Walls Around the Russian Segment of the Internet
    "The Digital Economy national program includes a large section on cyber security which to a large extent sets forth the measures to protect key critical points of vulnerability within the Russian segment of the Internet, but strategically it's not about localization and creating a closed-off section of the Internet," said the head of the Analytical Center Vladislav Onishchenko at a plenary session of the International Cybersecurity Congress.
  • 24 june 2019
    Sustainable Development Goals Cannot be Achieved unless Businesses are Involved
    "The sustainable development goals combine 3 aspects – economic, social and environmental, and business plays an important role in each of them," said Ksenia Bannikova, Head Of the Department for Foreign Economic Activity at the Analytical center, speaking at the International Forum "Mechanisms for Achieving National Sustainable Development Goals" hosted by the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
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    Expert Community Discusses National AI Strategy
    The Analytical Center hosted an expert discussion of the draft National Strategy for Artificial Intelli-gence (AI) Development in Russia. The document is being prepared by the Ministry of Communica-tions of the Russian Federation together with Sberbank, business representatives, and the expert community. The proposals voiced at the event are planned to be taken into account in the draft doc-ument before it is approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.
  • 21 june 2019
    Contract Enforcement Mechanism Cannot Be Cancelled But It Can Be Simplified
    "The contract enforcement mechanism has been put in place to reduce the risks during biddings and requests for proposals as well as after contracts are entered into but in practice it creates certain difficulties for bidders. The question is where is the balance between the interests of the customer and the supplier?" noted the Head of the Department for Competition Policy Elena Kovaleva as she opened a round table on how to improve the contract enforcement mechanism used during bidding and contract performance at the Analytical Center.
  • 20 june 2019
    Experts Suggest Reintroducing Art Education on School Curriculum
    The Analytical Center hosted a round table on the quality of art education in Russian schools and the technical equipment of art and entertainment facilities.
  • 20 june 2019
    Experts Discuss Construction Sector Development Priorities
    According to the first deputy head of the Analytical Center Gleb Pokatovich, the goal of the round table whose participants discussed the priorities of the Construction Sector Development Strategy through 2030 was to find an adequate balance between efficiency, safety and quality.
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    Private Business Has Harder Time Finding Skilled Labor than State Companies
    How is the state sector affecting productivity and allocation of labor and what can be done to spur economic growth? This was one of the questions discussed at another round table hosted by the Analytical Center.
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