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2014/1 (No 152-153)

  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9782707178985
  • DOI : 10.3917/her.152.0140
  • Publisher : La Découverte

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Over the last decade, with its developed digital economy and powerful linguistic area of influence, Russia has become a major player in cyberspace. It is using this new form of power to extend its major contemporary geopolitical positions over the networks. The focus of this paper is the territorial representations and rivalries aroused and fed by Russian cyberspace. In particular, it demonstrates that digital networks are an important amplifier for issues affecting the post-Soviet universe as a whole.


  1. Representations of Contemporary Russian Cyberspace
    1. Informational Space vs. Cyberspace—or the Promotion of a Sovereign Russian Internet
    2. Runet, or an Attempt to Territorialize Cyberspace
  2. An Unusual Internal Organization, or the Weight of Soviet Legacies
    1. The Network’s Soviet Carcass
    2. A Heterogeneous Space Beset by Rivalries
  3. Conclusion

To cite this article

Kevin Limonier, “ La Russie dans le cyberespace : représentations et enjeux ”, Hérodote 1/2014 (n° 152-153) , p. 140-160
URL : www.cairn.info/revue-herodote-2014-1-page-140.htm.
DOI : 10.3917/her.152.0140.

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