There is the Russian 2045 movement going on over there too. It have read their mission statement a few times, it seems to be like the Transhuman movement, but a little broader.
We believe that the world needs a different ideological paradigm. Within its framework it is necessary to form an underlying objective capable of pointing out a new direction for the development of all mankind and ensuring the achievement of a scientific and technical revolution.
The new ideology should assert, as one of its priorities, the necessity of using breakthrough technology for an improvement of man himself and not only of his environment.
We believe that it is possible and necessary to eliminate aging and even death, and to overcome the fundamental limits of the physical and mental capabilities currently set by the restrictions of the physical body.
Steven Seagal wrote their Prime Minister a letter, then later the Russian Ministry of Education signed on, but then didn't the Prime Minister also end up meeting with the movement?
I have wondered why they tagged Russia on to the name. International competition might help drive things along, but then also I have never seen this as anything less than a world initiative.