“How Russia took over the Internet in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine” Louis Pétiniaud & Kevin Limonier
Data Center Dynamics
8 March 2022
How Russia took over the Internet in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine
What happened in 2014, and what happens when RuNet comes to Ukraine
Find the analyses of our researchers Kevin Limonier and Louis Pétiniaud, specialists of the cyberspace and the Russian and Ukrainian territories.
“The whole post-Soviet world is probably the most complex topology on Earth,” University of Paris-8 associate professor Kevin Limonier told DCD. “This is because the network developed in kind of an anarchic way in the ‘90s, with no state authority, no planification of any kind. Even in the US, the planification was stronger than it was in Ukraine and in Russia.”