As I arrived in Moscow this month, the talk of town was the BBC’s hypothetical drama ‘World War Three: Inside the War Room’, which had dismayed the Russian public. Everyone I spoke to believed that the film was intended to rally public support in Europe for a war against Russia. I of course protested, but when I heard in response: ‘OK, if not, what is the purpose then?’, I was not sure myself.
If the idea behind the programme was to create an impression that such a war is imminent, it had a receptive audience. Russian society is experiencing an acute …read more
Source: Europe’s World