Are you one of the few who still believe that every big story has one true narrative? Did you not listen to Mike Allen?!
Our point: as Julie Ioffe notes today in The New Republic, the Russian public has a totally different understanding of what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 than the rest of the world.
“Watching some of these Russian newscasts [where most of the television is owned or controlled by the Kremlin], one comes away with the impression of a desperate defense attorney scrounging for experts and angles, or a bad kid caught red-handed by the principal, trying to twist his way out of a situation in which he has no chance.”
“The discrepancy,” she writes, “does not bode well for a sane resolution to this stand-off.”
After the jump, 11 of the craziest conspiracies being floated over the Russian air waves. Read more