Paris Olympics Face Russian Threats

TOPSHOT – French Gendarmerie officers patrol on in front of the Parvis des Droits de l’Homme across from the Eiffel Tower adorned with Olympic rings for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games, in Paris, on June 19, 2024. (Photo by Stefano RELLANDINI / AFP) (Photo by STEFANO RELLANDINI/AFP via Getty Images)

SUBSCRIBER+ EXCLUSIVE REPORTING — With the Summer Olympic Games less than five weeks away, officials in host nation France are grappling with a slew of threats and incidents that point in one direction: Russia.

Google has warned that “Russia poses the most severe threat to the Olympics,” voicing “high confidence” that hackers tied to Russia will conduct cyberattacks against the summer games.

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