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".
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 platformsRead more
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?Read more
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 societyRead more
In the wake of the Snowden Affair, the Russian government should be taking steps to support the development of the nation’s growing IT industryRead more