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The Future of International Information: American and Russian Approaches

Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented in partnership by The Museum of Russian Art, Global Minnesota, the Russian American Business and Culture Council, and the Committee on Foreign Relations of Minnesota:

Information has increasingly become both a tool for development and a weapon for fake news, control of infrastructure, and the separation of both national and international societies. It has become a major issue for every nation. This virtual panel will discuss US and Russian approaches and the future of information.

This program will be presented via Zoom webinar | FREE | Please register in advance.


Moderator: Mark Ritchie, President, Global Minnesota


Bernadine Joselyn: Director of Public Policy and Engagement, Blandin Foundation; Former Diplomat and Specialist in Russian Affairs.

Dr. Maria Nikitenkova: Editor-in-Chief, Russia and America in the XXI Century – Institute for US and Canada Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Head of Division, Institute for US and Canada Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Michael Wright: University of Minnesota Senior Fellow; Author; Founding Partner at Intercepting Horizon; Technology Entrepreneur.

Steve Kelley: Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota; Specialist on the Impact of Technologies; Former State Senator; Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota Law School.

Dr. Alexi Titkov: Professor, Russian University for the Humanities; Editor-in-Chief, The Historical Reporter; Director, The Center for Humanitarian Technologies – Russian University for the Humanities.



Thursday, January 14, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm