June 27, 2017 / 2:38 PM / 5 months ago

Ukraine PM calls cyberattack 'unprecedented'

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said a wave of cyberattacks on Ukrainian state institutions and companies on Tuesday was “unprecedented” but had not hit “important” IT systems.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman gestures during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/Files

“It was an unprecedented attack, but our IT experts are doing their work and protecting strategic infrastructure. Important systems have not been affected,” he said in a post on Facebook.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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