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Russia: Expert Analyzes RuNet's Role Under Putin's Presidency

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Politics, Protest, Technology, RuNet Echo

Nikolay Kononov, a columnist of Russian “Forbes,” says [1] [ru] that the Internet will be the only space where real politics will take place in the era of new Putin's presidency. In an article “12 Years in the Internet” [1] [ru] he predicts that the virtual politics will be able to penetrate to the real world, once real crisis emerges.