Though it’s too soon to be certain, experts say it seems as though a confluence of factors may be pointing to Russian state involvement in carrying out the attack. Analysts cast doubt on the notion that Tuesday’s attack was carried out in an attempt to make money, because it’s unlikely that the actors behind it will recoup any investment they made into their efforts. “What we know about the Russians is that it’s part of their M.O. and they sow chaos wherever they can,” McGeorge said. “Having this foothold everywhere for all these important Ukrainian networks speaks directly to that goal.”

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