October 26, 2016

Adds the folks at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensics Lab: “The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) stated that the hacks were authentic, but this is hardly a reliable indication.” However, they go on in great detail to say that the leaks very much appear to “show us a picture of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine that we have long suspected: the Kremlin had a guiding hand in orchestrating and funding the supposedly local and independent government.” Catch their exhaustive analysis of the documents—and what makes them so far stand out from possible fakes — here.