Tinatin Japaridze (MARS-REERS '19) writes that new legislation, asserting more control over the Russian internet, will soon go into effect.
"By further tightening state control and censorship of the RuNet, Russian authorities are visibly channeling inspiration from their colleagues in China, where the government maintains a tight grip on the internet. But can the Kremlin fully embrace the Chinese model? The answer is yes — but only to a point and only in the immediate future."
You can read the full article, published on OneZero, here.