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Cyber attacks hit Kremlin's critics

by on29 June 2007


Take down before the election


    Political opponents of President Putin are finding there websites are being bought down by sophisticated cyber attacks.

The groups claim the Kremlin is behind the bot-net attacks which they say are an attempt to stifle Russia's last source of free, unfiltered information.

Victims include a broad swatch of Russian politicians liberal democrats to ultranationalists. They claim that it is a bid harass the oppositionwith the approach of parliamentary elections in December and presidential elections in next March.

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Last modified on 30 June 2007
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