Mari Ristolainen

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Information Technology Division, Cyber Defence Finnish Defence Research Agency, Riihimäki,

Dr. Mari Ristolainen is a Researcher at the Finnish Defence Research Agency. She has studied psychology at the Moscow State University and she earned a doctorate in Russian Language and Cultural Studies from the University of Joensuu in 2008. She has been conducting postdoctoral research in the field of Russian and Border Studies in several Academy of Finland- and EU-funded projects at the University of Eastern Finland and at the University of Tromso. Her current research interests include cyber warfare as a phenomenon, Russian digital sovereignty, and the governance of cyber/information space.

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