Moscow, Aug 14 IANS | 3 months ago

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account was hacked Thursday, the government press service said.

The hacker used Medvedev's page to declare the PM's intention to resign and pursue a career as a freelance photographer, RT News reported.

"I resign. I am ashamed for the actions of the government. I'm sorry," the first tweet said.

"I've been longing to say this. Vova [Putin]! you are wrong!" another tweet said.

Apparently the hacker is Russian, since the messages show good knowledge of Russian politics.

For instance, his/her latest tweet addressed to President Vladimir Putin is a reference to the famous words of Mikhail Gorbachev, who said "Boris, you are wrong!" to Boris Yeltsin in response to his criticism of the Communist Party in 1988.

(Posted on 14-08-2014)

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