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Russians in Silicon Valley can't shake off shadow of computer hacking

Prospective partners and startups invariably ask if his money is clean, says Russian investor Pavel Cherkashin.

San Francisco

PAVEL Cherkashin, a Russian investor based in San Francisco, thought he had the perfect name for a Catholic church that he is spending US$11.5 million converting into a tech palace. It would be called Hack Temple.

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