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Elena Zinovyeva

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Elena holds a PhD in Political Science and is Associate Professor at the Department of World Political Processes, MGIMO. She is the author of several research articles and books about cybersecurity and international security including "International Regulation of Internet: Conflict and Collaboration".

04.08.2014

The tragedy of MH17 as seen through social media

The tragedy of MH17 as seen through social media

In the absence of concrete facts, the downing of the Malaysian Boeing 777 has been surrounded by speculative theories, fake news items and obvious untruths, all of them spread through the Internet via social media platforms

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25.02.2014

Kiev’s Facebook and Twitter revolution

Kiev’s Facebook and Twitter revolution

Social networks have played an important role in the mass protests in Ukraine from the very outset. But are external actors now using them for their own political agenda?

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23.12.2013

Trends in social media in 2013

Trends in social media in 2013

The economic and political aspects of social media development reflect more general trends taking place in the world, generated by the logic of the network society

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04.08.2013

How a strong Russian IT industry helps the Kremlin

How a strong Russian IT industry helps the Kremlin

In the wake of the Snowden Affair, the Russian government should be taking steps to support the development of the nation’s growing IT industry

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30.07.2013

Who controls information in cyberspace?

Who controls information in cyberspace?

A new report on how businesses and states can control the flow of information on the Web raises important questions for the modern society

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