Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case against Robert Scales, a retired US major general and a Fox News military analyst, who said in a live broadcast that the only way for the US to turn the tide in Ukraine is to start killing Russians.
The criminal case is launched under an article on “Public calls for unleashing an aggressive war through the mass media”, according to a statement on the official website of the committee.
The investigators believe that such statements “break not only the norms of the Russian legislation but Article 20 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of 1966, which prohibits any war propaganda and any instigation of discrimination, enmity or violence.”
Maj. Gen. Robert Scales had been invited to the Lou Dobbs Tonight program on Tuesday to comment mostly on the fight between Iraqi forces and the Islamic State near the city of Tikrit.The host, however, wanted…
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