Vera Rusinova is a Professor at the Faculty of Law of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, where she heads the School of International Law. The main fields of her research activities comprise international human rights law, international humanitarian law, use of force, the theory of international law, and application of international law to information and communications technologies. Vera has published more than 85 scientific articles and book chapters on international law. She is a co-chair of the ILA Committee on Use of Force: Military Assistance on Request, and a member of the editorial groups/boards of International Justice, Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies and International Cybersecurity Law Review. Her lecture on ‘Human Rights in Armed Conflicts’ was placed in the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. She also led the research project ‘Reshaping Public International Law in the Age of Cyber: Values, Norms and Actors’.