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Security certificate yanked from Russia-backed website, hurting ability to divide US voters


The revocation comes two weeks after the Treasury Department slapped sanctions on Malkevich (pic), making it a crime to conduct financial transactions with him. — McClatchy Washington Bureau/TNS

The revocation comes two weeks after the Treasury Department slapped sanctions on Malkevich (pic), making it a crime to conduct financial transactions with him. — McClatchy Washington Bureau/TNS

WASHINGTON: A Russian-funded English-language website aimed at sowing divisions among Americans has had a vital Internet security certificate yanked, meaning US Internet users will have difficulty accessing the site. 

The executive director of a California-based non-profit group that issues security certificates told McClatchy Jan 2 that the group had revoked certificates for USAReally.com, a website that was set up by a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

   

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