These people and organizations were among the thousands targeted by the hacking group Fancy Bear, which disrupted the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Fancy Bear had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The Associated Press. Top row, from left: Clinton; the logo of the defense contractor Lockheed Martin; and former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Middle row: tanks at a military parade in Kiev, Ukraine; former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell; and the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington. Bottom row: former Secretary of State John Kerry; former NATO Supreme Commander Wesley Clark; and Maria Alekhina of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot. (AP Photo)

These people and organizations were among the thousands targeted by the hacking group Fancy Bear, which disrupted the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Fancy Bear had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The Associated Press. Top row, from left: Clinton; the logo of the defense contractor Lockheed Martin; and former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Middle row: tanks at a military parade in Kiev, Ukraine; former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell; and the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington. Bottom row: former Secretary of State John Kerry; former NATO Supreme Commander Wesley Clark; and Maria Alekhina of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot. (AP Photo)

Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

A hit list is obtained by AP is evidence of close alignment between hackers and the Russian government.

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