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Hackers troll prosecutor's office in advance of Russia Day protests

Hundreds were detained at the March 26 rallies, the largest protest held in Russia since 2011-12

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On the eve of Monday's nationwide anti-corruption protests, that was scheduled to coincide with Russia Day, hackers broke into the Yaroslavl Region Prosecutor's Office's website and posted a joking message: “Stay at home. Or we'll put you in jail instead of Dimon.” Dimon is a nickname for Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev that became widely used after opposition leader Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation released a film entitled “He Is Not Dimon to You,” on March 2. The film details corruption among top Russian officials, including ...

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 11:58 IST
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