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The Long Arm of Russian Intelligence

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Aug 25, 2016 | 08:00 GMT
Hackers targeted a former Russian track star's personal information in a recent data breach, highlighting a new resource that the Russian government can use in striking out at dissidents.
Hackers targeted a former Russian track star's personal information in a recent data breach, highlighting a new resource that the Russian government can use in striking out at dissidents.
(THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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