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    Ukraine Knows What It’s Like to Be Russia’s Cyber Punching Bag

    They know about meddling. While Americans examine evidence of Russia’s election interference, Moscow’s western neighbor already has plenty of harrowing cyberwarfare stories to tell. Russia or its surrogates have targeted virtually every part of Ukrainian society — from elections to electricity — reportedly to cause chaos in a country the Kremlin desperately wants to restore to its political orbit. Whether sabotaging TV broadcast systems or sparking city-wide blackouts, Russian cyberattackers in Ukraine seem to have proven they’re ready to take on someone their own size.

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