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Russia: Police Claim Top Blogger Was Hacked from Germany

The Moscow police department has determined [ru] that Aleksei Navalny's email and Twitter accounts were hacked in late June from a German IP address. Fellow liberal blogger Andrey Malgin criticized [ru] the announcement, accusing the authorities of disguising their own responsibility for supposedly stealing [ru] Navalny's passwords in a June 11 search [ru] of his home and offices. Germany is the suspected location of the infamous “Hacker Hell,” who took credit for infiltrating Navalny's accounts.

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  • Adriano

    I didn’t understand this news or notice, is it not so unclear. The Moscow department police is or not responsible by “stealing” the passwords of Navalny? The complain of Andrey Malgin is just a “bubble” or have substance? Unfortunately, only protest, as seems to be the case, is not sufficient to reach a conviction possible liability of someone, in this case the police department.

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