Russians launch cyber attack on Lithuania: media reports

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Some 300 Lithuanian web sites have been daubed with images of the Soviet red flag and are playing anti-Lithuanian songs, reports have it.

Some 300 Lithuanian web sites have been daubed with images of the Soviet red flag and are playing anti-Lithuanian songs, reports have it.

It seems some daft Russians are miffed that Lithuania banned the Soviet flag and other symbols, a few weeks ago, lumping them together with Nazi memorabilia.

Now a blizzard of cyber attacks are believed to originate from Mother Russia.

Lithuania joins fellow ex-Soviet satellite Estonia in having provoked the ire of Russian cyber attackers.

In the case of Estonia, the code barrage was apparently sparked by the decision the remove a Soviet war memorial from central Tallinn.
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