Apparently the Russian media is back to coldwar propaganda days. TV and other media in Russia have been feeding a stready stream of crap to the Russians. The craziest is that the plane was actually that lost in the Pacific and filled with corpses from that flight and of course was all propaganda ....and besides it was a mistake by the Ukranian Government forces thinking they were shooting down Putin's plane.
Read more on the Russian insanity and the current version of facts.
There you can see the impacts of media being totally controlled by government lackeys. Putin mythology and oppression of news and opinion makes an excellent case study in the need for a free press everywhere.
*** Stay tuned if you want no US Government Lackey talk--- Doug Wiken