A bit obvious this time

So far Russia has been accused of three cyber-warfare attacks; on Estonia, Georgia, and now Kyrgyzstan. While there is considerable doubt about the accusation of attacking Estonia, and it is plausible that the attack on Georgia could have been due to independent actions, the attack on Kyrgyzstan is much harder to dismiss (back story here and here).

The pattern is becoming fairly obvious. Russia intends to intimidate and control its neighbors with any means at its disposal including cyber-warfare. Cyber-warfare is now a reality, not conjecture.

Of course nothing will be done about it so long as Russia only attacks small states that are not considered strategic allies of the US.

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