Russia, U.S. Reach Agreement over Cyberspace Activity: Nebenzya

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Russia and the United States have agreed to share information on any cybersecurity events, according to Vasily Nebenzya, the Russian Federation’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. He stated that Moscow has its own worries about Washington’s conduct, but he did not elaborate on what was being discussed.

Nebenzya also stated that Russia and the United States are working on a draft UN General Assembly resolution on who is accountable for internet activity.

“No one could have imagined such a scenario a year ago,” the ambassador stated during a press briefing, Kommersant reported.

In the spring, U.S. President Joe Biden advocated renewing cyber relations. Following the June conference between Vice President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the agreement to begin bilateral cybersecurity conversations was publicly announced.

After that, as Kommersant reported, Moscow and Washington were able to begin collaboration in sectors that had been blocked for years in just a few months.