Sunday, February 23, 2014

The Official New Line

From the BBC about Ukraine,
The website of the Russian state-run daily Izvestiya, which usually describes opposition activists in Ukraine as "armed extremists" and "militants", has now switched to calling them "people's patrols" and "self-defence groups".
The government's official Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily, normally supportive of Mr Yanukovych, now accuses him of "bringing Ukraine to bloodshed and division".
 Pretty quick accommodation to a changing environment.  A residual skill from Soviet times maybe.

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