Российский государственный гуманитарный университет, Москва, Россия
Кафедра истории и теории культуры, старший преподаватель
Russian State University for the Humanities,
Russia Department of History and Theory of Culture,
The establishment, institutional formalization and dynamics of the Russian censorship are considered in this article. The censorship is presented as a component of the "body of power" and the "body of culture". By analyzing the changes of the censorship laws, censorship practices, features of the dialogue between the authorities and the public on issues of the right of free speech in Russian Empire, the USSR, the Russian Federation, the author considers the relevance of the problem to today's information society.