Vladimir Popov/Associated Press file, 2008

Russian soldiers sit atop armored vehicles as they cross over the Inguri River during a withdrawal from an area outside Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia in October 2008. Experts say the Russian government was involved in a cyberattack on Georgia weeks before Russia sent in ground troops. The cyberattack disabled Georgian government websites. It was perhaps the first time that a cyberattack took place in tandem with a shooting war.

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