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http://translate.google.com/#ru|en|http%3A%2F%2Fj.mp%2Fow3oXz Via Google Translate.

Apparently they've concluded it's a DDoS so strong that the backbone providers (Qwest and Verizon) couldn't stand the load, with an avg. traffic load of 6 gigabits.

I'm not sure why another staffer says that posting this is a bad idea. The people behind this know what's going on anyway, and most users will never find out about this anyhow because they won't bother to look.

Other links (in Russian)
http://www.gazeta.ru/news/lastnews/2011/07/27/n_1941485.shtml
http://www.sup.com/news_357.html
http://www.livejournal.ru/themes/id/32601?from=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

The sup.com link may imply that paid users will be compensated for lost time.

[EDIT]

English language link
http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/75049/
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