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October 20, 2022

Hundreds of Russia’s Top Software Developers May Have Left the Country

Featuring Samuel Bendett

Source: New Scientist

Journalist Jeremy Hsu

By the same token, the loss of so many tech workers could be a significant blow to Russia’s long-term prospects.

“Their permanent departure from the Russian labour pool or from the Russian economy can have detrimental effects,” says Samuel Bendett. “There aren’t that many IT workers in Russia to begin with.”

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  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA Strategy, Policy, Plans and Programs Center (SP3), where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. His work involves research on the ...