Massive cyber attack blamed on Russia

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Russian government accused of cyber attack

A massive cyber assault on dozens of different websites has been blamed on the Russian government.

A Georgian blogger, believed to be the focus of the attack, condemned the Kremlin for a strike which disrupted service to Twitter, Facebook, LiveJournal and Google.

The blogger, a 34-year-old university lecturer in Georgia, believes the attack to be in response to his criticism of the 2008 Russian-Georgia war.

He said: