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Ukrainian Cyber Alliance confirms hack on Russian writer who called for Kremlin to “strike enemies” in Donbas


A hacker works behind the notebook.

Activist group Ukrainian Cyber Alliance has confirmed to the Kyiv Post that it was behind the April 7 hack of the Facebook page of Russian writer and propagandist Alexander Prokhanov.

Sean Townsend, a spokesperson for the group, told the Kyiv Post on April 9 that he had authored a post on Prokhanov’s page which caused widespread surprise and frustration among followers of the writer.

“My friend helped me to stick to Prokhanov’s style and create the text,” he said.

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