Saturday, October 09, 2004

Smear campaign in Ukraine (Black PR)

For those of you who have no clue - Ukraine is to choose its next president on October 31, 2004 (or in the next round two weeks later). These are probably the most important elections in Eastern Europe, ever.
Russian spin doctors are certain that Ukrainians would consider it a liability if the candidate can be portrayed as pro-American. Hence the following poster:

this one is a few more at
The text says:
Bosnia, Hercegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Iraq - you are the next one.
the Uncle Sam's face is actually Viktor Yushenko's - the main opposition candidate.


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