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Russia's ex-cybersecurity chief gets 22 sentence in jail


February 27, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military court convicted a former senior counterintelligence officer and a cybersecurity firm executive of treason Tuesday, concluding a case that initially aroused speculation of a manufactured effort to punish the source of leaks about Russian campaign hacking.

Moscow's District Military Court heard several months of evidence and arguments behind closed doors before delivering guilty verdicts against Col. Sergei Mikhailov, an ex-officer at Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), and Kaspersky Lab executive Ruslan Stoyanov.

The basis for the charges remains murky...

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