Key Witness: Russia Treason Trial Will Defuse US Hacking ‘Hysteria’

The conviction of two former, high-ranking Russian cybersecurity officials for undisclosed acts of treason last month underscores deteriorating cybercrime cooperation between Washington and Moscow, as U.S.-Russia tensions have spiked to their highest levels since the Cold War. At the heart of this intrigue are Colonel Sergei Mikhailov, a former deputy director of the computer crimes unit of the Federal Security Service (FSB), and Ruslan Stoyanov, a senior researcher at Kaspersky Lab, a cybersecurity firm. On February 26th, the Moscow Regional Military Court sentenced Mikhailov to 22 years in a penal colony on two counts of treason (Article 275 of the

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