Kremlin tightens control over Russians’ online lives – threatening domestic freedoms and the global internet

Stanislav Budnitsky, Indiana University Since the start of Russia’s war on Ukraine in late February 2022, Russian internet users have experienced what has been dubbed the descent of a “digital iron curtain.” Russian authorities blocked access to all major opposition news sites, as well as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Under the new draconian laws purporting… Continue reading Kremlin tightens control over Russians’ online lives – threatening domestic freedoms and the global internet