The men were caught and expelled from the Netherlands.
Western nations accused Russia's secretive military intelligence unit of new cybercrimes on Thursday, with Dutch and British officials labeling the GRU "brazen" for allegedly targeting the global chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine. Prime Minister Theresa May and British authorities believe the men were traveling under aliases.
However, the Russian foreign ministry dismissed the allegations as "big fantasies" and part of the West's "spy mania".
The U.S. will announceindictments against several Russian intelligence officers on Thursday, the Dutch ministry said.
Assistant attorney general John Demers said three of those charged had already been indicted by special prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
"This cyber operation against the OPCW is unacceptable", said Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld.
Hunt said some of the hacking serves "no legitimate national security interest" for Russian Federation.
The Global Affairs statement branded the Russian actions as "malicious", saying Canada has "high confidence that the GRU was responsible" for the attempted attack on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
"They were trying to commit a close access hack operation", he said.
When Dutch agents swooped on April 13 they found electronic equipment in the boot of the vehicle to intercept the OPCW's wifi and log in codes, including an antenna hidden in the back of the auto and facing the chemical weapons watchdog.
"The actions of these seven hackers, all working as officials for the Russian government, were criminal, retaliatory, and damaging to innocent victims and the United States' economy, as well as to world organizations", said said Federal Bureau of Investigation director Christopher Wray.
The Russian military intelligence service GRU has targeted the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), according to the government.
He said the Government would now be entering into discussions with allies on what new sanctions could be imposed against the Kremlin.
On camera: Four men arrive from Moscow at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.
They were named in them as Alekski Morenets and Evgenii Serebriakov, described as a cyber operators, and Oleg Soktnikov and Alexey Minin, who were said to have provided "humint (human intelligence) support".
NATO's chief Jens Stoltenberg has also warned Russian Federation to stop "reckless" cyber attacks, backing the British and Dutch governments.
Russian agents attempted to breach the personal information of approximately 250 athletes from 30 countries who supported the ban on Russian athletes or condemned the country's doping program, officials said, as well as the systems of U.S. and worldwide anti-doping agencies, deeming it "a lengthy and wide-ranging conspiracy to hack into private computes and networks around the world".
Only Sachin Tendulkar and Parthiv Patel were younger than Shaw when they got their maiden Test half-centuries, but not on debut. Kohli put together 133 runs for the fifth wicket with overnight partner Rishabh Pant , who made a quickfire 92.
Kenya is the third stop on Mrs Trump's African tour, which began on Tuesday in Ghana and continued in Malawi on Thursday. A white woman on the roadside held up a handmade sign as the first lady's motorcade passed that said "Melania Me Too".
You can keep using your PC during this stage, though it will probably go a little faster if you busy yourself elsewhere. The Windows update adds DirectX Ray-Tracing support, finally giving those newfangled cards a proper reason to exist.
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With the uncertainty of the playoff scenarios, the Dodgers aren't sure where they will go after Sunday's regular-season finale. The Brewers likewise got out to an early lead, getting two in the first inning before rolling to an 11-0 win over the Tigers.
It marked the sharpest criticism by Trump of Ford since she came forward publicly with the allegation last month. The audience laughed as Trump, at times inaccurately, recounted what he described as holes in her testimony.
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis among top foreign officials heading to Skopje recently to urge its people to vote "Yes". It is time for lawmakers to follow the voice of the people and to provide support", Zaev told press on Sunday.
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Interpol said Saturday that it has requested notification from China of the status of its missing president. The only clue has come from the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post , which has strong sources...
But Messi had the last word when he slotted home from Alba's cross to ease Barca's nerves in the 90th minute. Tottenham are in danger of crashing out at the group stage for the second time in three years.
U.S. dollar surges to 15-month high against Singdollar
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Boris Johnson lays Brexit trap for Theresa May
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Cristiano Ronaldo Denies Rape Accusations on Social Media
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Feds test nationwide emergency alert system today
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