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    The Russian Foreign Ministry's website frequently comes under cyber-attacks from IP-addresses registered in the United States, the spokeswoman said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Foreign Ministry website is frequently attacked by users with US IP-addresses, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Wednesday.

    "According to the information of experts, the Russian Foreign Ministry website is being frequently attacked from IP-addresses registered in, drumroll, the United States. Three [attacks] were registered in February 2017 alone," she told a briefing.

    The number of cyberattacks on Russian servers tripled in 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier.


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