In the Russian Federation and globally, the development of new technologies and ecosystems supporting their implementation, remains one of the key drivers for diversification of the countries economies. Technologies such as AI hold the promise of solving some of societys most pressing issues, but also present risks, such as inscrutable algorithms, unethical use of data and potential job displacement. Currently, many countries are building their national AI strategies that will help address those challenges and focus on deploying a safe and responsible technology capable of increasing the economic potential. What can countries learn from each other in building national AI strategies? Can there be a long-term global AI strategy? What are the fields where collaboration is possible between Russia and other countries in the field of AI?