Burnishing a Tarnished Image Georgia Mounts American PR Campaign

George W. Bush once celebrated Mikhail Saakasvili, but President Barack Obama has given him the cold shoulder. Now the Georgian president is seeking to polish his image in the United States through an expensive Washington PR firm and by promoting the development of a Hollywood film starring Andy Garcia and Val Kilmer.
A screen shot of Georgian television station Imedia broadcasting fake footage of Russia preparing to invade Georgia.

A screen shot of Georgian television station Imedia broadcasting fake footage of Russia preparing to invade Georgia.

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