7 April 2021

Controlling information in Russia: social media as a battleground

Internet surveillance and censorship in Russia, that’s what Mariëlle Wijermars, Assistant Professor in Cyber-Security and Politics at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS) focuses on in her research endeavours. “I’m especially interested in the control of information. How do you, as a state, control what information circulates in society? Russia is a perfect case study.”