Is This Russian Hacker Psychotic, or Just Pretending?

A Russian hacker at the center of a grueling 18-month extradition battle between Moscow and Washington over the theft of data on more than 100 million people has sparked another feudthis time between mental health specialists who cant agree on whether hes a troll or a victim. Yevgeniy Nikulins defense team wants a judge to believe he may have been driven to the brink of psychosis by childhood abuse, compounded by hard time in a Czech prison watching Russia and the U.S. fight for the right to take him away. Prosecutors argue hes a narcissist faking the symptoms of more serious mental illness in an attempt to hack the U.S. justice system. Depending on which of these views is accepted …