With the Rio Olympics now underway and with the Western media still grumbling about the IOC’s refusal to impose a blanket ban on Team Russia, this is good moment to summarise briefly the key facts about the Russian Olympic Doping Scandal.
The Russian Olympic Doping scandal reproduces the pattern of other scandals involving Russia in that the version of the scandal provided to the Western public by the Western media is distorted because of the omission of key facts.
Thus in the case of MH17 it was the presence of Ukrainian BUK missile launchers in the area where MH17 was shot down that is being barely reported. In the Litvinenko affair it is that contrary to media reports polonium is not expensive or difficult to obtain, does not come exclusively from Russia, and does not contain trace elements that enable it…
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