HUR hacked into Russian electronic voting system and Putin's United Russia party – Ukrainian media

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Presidential "elections" are held in Russia

Main Intelligence Directorate’s (HUR) cyber-specialists hacked into the Russian public service system used for electronic voting in the sham "presidential elections," Ukrainian public broadcaster Suspilne and the Ukrinform news agency reported on March 16, citing HUR sources.

"The Russian public service website is down. The voting system is down. Cyber-specialists have bypassed all security systems," HUR said.

“This will continue until the end of the voting."

Read also: Ukraine's Foreign Ministry says Moscow’s vote in occupied territories ‘illegal’

The cyber-attacks also targeted the electronic services of Putin's United Russia party.

"The work of HUR cyber-specialists continues."

Read also: Russian occupiers allowed to vote in staged ‘elections’ without physical presence and documents - HUR

The websites of Russian so-called "election commissions" collecting "votes" from the occupied Ukrainian territories are down, the National Resistance Center (NRC) reported on March 15, naming in particular the sites dnr.izbirkom.ru, lnr.izbirkom.ru, crimea.izbirkom.ru, zaporozhye.izbirkom.ru, kherson.izbirkom.ru.

So-called presidential “elections” are being held in Russia and Ukraine’s temporarily occupied territories between March 15 and 17.

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for 24 years, announced his participation in the “elections” last December. No opposition leaders or anti-war candidates were registered by the country’s Central Election Commission.

The European Parliament announced on March 14 that it would not send its observers to the sham vote.

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said the vote in the occupied territories would be "illegal and invalid.

On Mar. 14 Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada [Parliament] called on foreign governments and parliaments, international organizations, and parliamentary assemblies to condemn Russia's illegal sham presidential "elections" in the Temporarily Occupied Territories (TOT).

Read also: Unregistered people allowed to vote in sham Russian presidential ‘elections’ on occupied part of Ukraine’s Luhansk Oblast

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