Russian-language station in Georgia suspended

I just posted a lengthy piece on a new war of words between Georgia and Russia. Rather than repeat it all here, I am posting the first few grafs and then a link to my site on international journalism.

Russian-language station in Georgia suspended

We all know there is no love lost between Georgia and Russia.

Remember that little war in 2008?

Oh, and remember that this same war was seen as the first cyber-war?

Now, we have accusations of Russian pressure to censor news from Georgia. (See below for a list of related articles.)

Georgian Public Broadcast had its new Russian-language channel, First Caucasian, carried on Eutelsat for the last half of January.

And here is where it gets interesting. The Georgians say the channel was dropped because of pressure from Moscow. The satellite company says the two-week run was just a trial.

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