Self-proclaimed Russian expert Denis MacShane has been sticking the boot in to the Conservative Friends of Russia today. There is plenty to attack CFoR for, but Denis was up to his usual trick of stretching the truth:
Tory Friends of Russia now saying Malcom Rifkind has nothing to do with their group.
— Denis MacShane (@DenisMacShane) August 22, 2012
Imagine Guido’s surprise when that turned out to be rubbish:
@DenisMacShane Sir Malcolm is our Honorary President and we are delighted that he is
— W'minsterRussiaForum (@WRForum) August 22, 2012
He just can’t help it…