Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter hacked
They posted a meaningless set of letters and words on the Prime Minister’s English Twitter in response to a message from the Iraqi Ambassador in Moscow.
On the afternoon of June 12, hacking of the Russian Government Head’s Twitter page was recorded, the RIA Novosti news agency reports concerning the press service of the Cabinet. They clarified that the control is now restored.
We are talking about the English version of the account @MedvedevRussiaE. At present, he has posted the congratulation on the Day of Russia. But for a short time, Medvedev tweeted a message with a meaningless set of words and letters in the Latin alphabet in response to a message from the Iraqi Ambassador to Moscow, Haidar Hadi.
In August 2014, Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account reported on his resignation, as well as criticizing his colleagues in the government. Subsequently, the government press service said that the account was hacked.
The Russian version of the Twitter account accumulated 4.84 million followers, the English version - 1.04 million. At the same time, the messages do not always coincide.
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