McCain, Obama react to Caucasus crisis + CNN caught using wrong footage

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The conflict in Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia has prompted the U.S. Presidential candidates to respond. Both Barack Obama and John McCain have had their say on the crisis in a bid to persuade voters of the strength of their foreign policy.

CNN use footage of Tskhinvali ruins to cover Georgian report

In one of its news bulletins CNN has shown Russian tanks and ruined buildings which they claimed are in the Georgian town of Gori. Russian cameraman of the Russian TV channel, who did the footage in reality in South Ossetian city of Tskhinvali says CNN aired footage of Tskhinvali district close to former Russian peacekeepers headquarters, nearly all of them were killed by Georgians after the footage was made.

From the archives:

Irresponsible Risk-Takers in Command by Rodrigue Tremblay

Russia-Georgia war could become nuclear!!

Georgian troops fire at refugees + burying their dead

What the HELL is going On?

Georgia’s aggression on South Ossetia is ethnic cleansing + Media briefing of Russia’s General Staff

From Stupid to Moronic to Evil By Paul Craig Roberts

Bush’s War in Georgia; Will it be the Flyswatter or the Blunderbuss? by Mike Whitney

War in the Caucasus: Towards a Broader Russia-US Military Confrontation?

See also:

How the BBC is deliberately distorting the News from the Georgia Region

Israel and the US behind the Georgian aggression? By Shraga Elam

7 thoughts on “McCain, Obama react to Caucasus crisis + CNN caught using wrong footage

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  6. I like that RT news! Best videos on the net. Just look at you tube and search under “Tskhinvali” and you will find a LOT!

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