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 NATO takes hybrid war threat posed by Russia seriously, Stoltenberg says

NATO takes serious view of deterring hybrid war threat posed by the Russian Federation.

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday delivering speech at the Oxford University, Censor.NET reports referring to Interfax-Ukraine.

Asked about Russia's capability to wage hybrid war, NATO chief said that cyberattacks and those undercover operations which are referred to as "hybrid warfare" were a serious challenge.

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The secretary-general stressed that this kind of threat was to some extent more urgent than the war in the classic sense of the term. Speaking about the cyber-attacks, he said that it was impossible to imagine some kind of modern conflict without a cyber component.

According to Stoltenberg, the NATO countries face cyber threats almost daily and it is important to figure out who is behind these attacks.

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