Lord Truscott appears looking after his Russian client's interests on HOL report on Georgia / Russia conflict
The European Union Committee - Third Report - After Georgia. The EU and Russia: Follow-Up Report with oral evidence from the august "Sir Humphey" - Sir Roderic Lyne, former British Ambassador to Moscow and Professor Robert Service, St Antony's College Oxford was published on Feb 3rd and is well worth a read.
Iterestingly one of the members of the ub Comittee was a cove with an interest in things russian , especially the intersts of Gazpromand his beautiful statuesque lady wife - My Noble Lord and first rate corrupt and dishonest public servant Truscott.He declared to the Committee his interests as Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute and Former Parliamentary Ambassador, British Council, Russia and Republics of the former Soviet Union
80. We agree with the overall policy of the Government and the European Union that it is important to remain engaged with Russia but, as we stated in our previous report, that engagement must be hard-headed, pragmatic and unsentimental.
The Georgian Times has a review of the report which provides a fascinating view from their perspective .. curiusly no mention really of role of US, Israel etc.,