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Crimean Tartar event hit by cyber attack in Lithuania

Crimean Tartar event hit by cyber attack in Lithuania
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Lithuania’s parliamentary website came under cyber attack on Monday just as a special session of the World Congress of Crimean Tartars was meeting to

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Lithuania’s parliamentary website came under cyber attack on Monday just as a special session of the World Congress of Crimean Tartars was meeting to discuss ‘mass violations of human rights in Occupied Crimea.’

The website was blocked partly preventing live coverage of discussions. Lithuanian police claim the attack came from abroad.

Officials of the Lithuanian parliament eventually managed to notify foreign users of alternative channels of broadcast.

Lithuania hosts the meeting of Crimean Tatars – community that suffers most after #Russia occupied #Crimea. pic.twitter.com/3appFFuiZX

— Linas Linkevicius (@LinkeviciusL) April 11, 2016

Various international figures made contributions to discussions at the Congress meeting.

US SenJohnMcCain</a> will never recognize Russia&#39;s annexation of Crimea, like former Captive Nation of Lithuania <a href="https://t.co/EKc77Wv3JQ">pic.twitter.com/EKc77Wv3JQ</a></p>&mdash; Andrij Dobriansky (tufkaa) April 11, 2016

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