Georgia, Russia: Political Spam

Tbilisi-based LJ user shupaka (Diana Petriashvili) has been getting lots of political spam on her ICQ account and a Russian social networking site she's a member of. Here's the most common sample, in English: “Your channels, newspapers and the Internet-sites lie, each word is a lie. Georgia acts as instructied by Bush … it is politics! Do not believe, what you hear … The picture you see on your channels is true, but the comments to it are opposite. Russia is trying to help us … Georgians are shooting at us … Our brothers and sisters are there under ruins, in basements, in woods … If you want to know the truth about the war come to our sites of central TV-channels. or Thank You.”


  • Johnny

    I’m neither USA or USSR biased…
    As an outsider, my impression is…

    The USA’s biggest enemy, is the clowns running it.
    CNN has lost all credibility as a news station.
    That Georgian president, is a shark if I ever saw one, I dont trust that guy at all.
    Looks like the BUSH babe has screwed up AGAIN!

    Out of all the people in the USA… are these the only leaders you can find, even the candidates are comical…
    Find another Reagan… anyone with a brain.

    The greatest country in the world, is being run by militants, and I’m not talking about Russia.

    We live in dangerous times with psycho’s being backed by super powers… what are you thinking USA.

    Russia is an ally… stupid!
    Well until BUSH #^@% it up anyway.

  • RBG – visitor can vote there for one of the conflict sides. Now Russia leading – only 20% of visitors support Georgia.

    And there is more then 2000 comments about war in South Osetia – interesting to read opposite opinions –

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