"Scientific and technical cooperation in the era of digitalization" is the theme of the VIII Forum of the Regions of Belarus and Russia. This year it will be held in the Moscow region from June 29 to July 1. The forum format is hybrid. The first day the parliamentarians of the two countries will communicate only online. A video conference will take place between Minsk and Moscow. On the second and third days of the forum, partners will be able to communicate live. This year, the parties plan to sign agreements worth more than $700 million.