Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia could and should become one of the global leaders in the field of artificial intelligence.
During his speech at the Artificial Intelligence Journey conference in Moscow, he noted the potential of Russian education in the fields of mathematics, physics, and other exact sciences.
Putin stressed that the success in the field of artificial intelligence depends on the development of such areas as "comfortable and safe cities, affordable and high-quality medicine, education, modern logistics and reliable transport system, space exploration, the oceans, and the country's defense." According to Putin, officials at all levels, as well as law enforcement officials, should be familiar with artificial intelligence technologies.
Putin proposed to develop ethical standards of human interaction with artificial intelligence, as well as to increase the volume and quality of training of artificial intelligence specialists in Russia.