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Vladimir Putin has exposed democracy's technical frailty—all the way to the White House

By Luke Harding   February 2017

"There is nothing new about the Kremlin trying to subvert liberal democracies. It's been going on for a long time" ©Reuters/Alexei Nikolsky/Ria Novosti/Kremlin

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The email looked real. Headed with the subject-line, “Someone has your password,” it was sent to John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman. The date was March 2016. Most observers then believed that Clinton would easily win…

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