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‘We should not be surprised’ by Ukraine cyberattack: EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel

By France24
14 January 2022   |   5:47 pm
As EU ally Ukraine reels from a massive cyberattack on government websites, the EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth tells FRANCE 24 that this kind of attack should not come as a surprise. "We should not be surprised but we have to be ready to act. That means more co-ordination and more joint actions between member states," Mariya Gabriel said.

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