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Russia: Anti-Corruption Blogger's Gmail Hacked

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Politics, RuNet Echo

Alexey Navalny, one of the Russia's most influential anti-corruption bloggers, twitted [1] [RUS] that his Gmail account has been recently hacked. This happened after Navalny accused [2] [RUS] one of the Russian ministries in corruption. Gmail, however, reacted fast, and within 15 minutes returned [3] [RUS] the account to the owner.