Simon SaradzhyanAugust 17, 2012 06:16
Commentary: A YouTube "documentary" on Putin and the war in Georgia stirs controversy in Russia.
A column of Russian armoured vehicles moves towards the Roki tunnel on the border with Russia as they leave South Ossetia on August 23, 2008. (Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images)
This August Russia, Georgia and its breakaway provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia commemorate the fourth anniversary of the war they fought in 2008.
But while the mood has been predictably festive in Moscow and the two provinces that prevailed in that war, there has already been, as Russians say, at least one spoonful of tar in a barrel filled with honey.