Russian Media Censorship Goes Transnational
France gets an assist.
4:33 PM, Feb 5, 2010 • By JOHN NOONAN
As if the French offering to sell Russia an amphibious assault ship wasn't bad news for Georgia, Eli Lake at The Washington Times reports that:
The French infamously negotiated a cease-fire agreement during the Russo-Georgian war of 2008 which was promptly ignored by Moscow. Then they stepped up talks to sell a Mistral-class amphibious assault ship to the Russian navy, a vessel that would be of tremendous assistance should Putin decide to invade Georgia...again. Now they're rubbing salt in a gaping wound that is French-Georgian relations by censoring Tblisi's TV? If there were ever a strike three...