The local news from faraway

If Ian Dale were to compile a list of the best British ex-pat blogs, Tim Newman would surely be sitting comfortably at the top of the pile.

Today, Tim brings us a roundup of the local news from the Russian Far East:

If I once thought the regional news on S4C or BBC Wales was parochial, I now stand corrected as to what that word actually means.

[…] we had the story of a small lorry which got stuck when crossing a makeshift bridge over a ditch, the ditch in question being about a metre wide and six inches deep.  An interview with the driver was of particular benefit to the viewers.

Post-Soviet telly at its finest.