Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Associate Academic Fellow Khatuna Mshvidobadze studies cybersecurity and international relations at the Georgian Security Analysis Center in Tbilisi, Georgia. In an article for the Georgian publication Tabula, she writes about the role of the Internet in Russia's recent Duma elections. Ms. Mshvidobadze observes that although the ruling United Russia party almost certainly hacked into opposition websites as part of an election tampering effort, those efforts weren't sufficient to overcome growing public dissatisfaction with United Russia's dominance, which also found expression in cyberspace. "Despite tough words and practice runs, the Kremlin appears to have underestimated the power of the Internet," she writes. "Many sites were brought down, but news of election fraud flashed around the globe, nonetheless." Click below to read the article in full.