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‘Cyberpartisans’ hack Belarusian railway to disrupt Russian buildup

Activists claim they could paralyse trains moving Russian forces for potential attack on Ukraine

Cyber-activists opposed to the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, say they have penetrated the state-run railway’s computer system and threatened to paralyse trains moving Russian troops and artillery to the country for a potential attack on Ukraine.

Their goals include freeing political prisoners, removing Russian soldiers from Belarus and preventing Belarusians from “dying for this meaningless war”, a person involved in the attack told the Guardian.

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