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Should Ukraine Drop Sanctions against Russian Tech Companies?

This report explores how Ukraine fundamentally altered its approach to regulating the internet in 2017 when it introduced economic restrictions (sanctions) against thousands of Russian individuals and legal entities. The sanctions have significantly infringed on Ukrainians’ digital rights and freedom of expression and damaged the country’s information space and economic interests. At the same time, they did not go far enough in achieving the stated goals of their supporters.