Kremlin website offline after Russian TV channels were hacked to play Ukrainian songs

MOSCOW – Following a string of reported cyberattacks, the Kremlin’s website went down, and Russian TV channels were ‘hacked to play Ukrainian songs,’ as Vladimir Putin’s attack on the country continued.

According to The Kyiv Independent, Ukraine’s state telecommunications agency announced on Saturday that six Russian government websites, including the Kremlin’s, were unavailable.

It comes just days after the hacking collective Anonymous declared its own war on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine.

On Thursday, the “YourAnonNews” Twitter account stated that the group was “currently involved in operations against the Russian Federation.”

“We want the Russian people to understand that we know it’s hard for them to speak out against their dictator for fear of reprisals,” they stated.

“We, as a collective want only peace in the world. We want a future for all of humanity. So, while people around the globe smash your internet providers to bits, understand that it’s entirely directed at the actions of the Russian government and Putin.”

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