I ran across this flick on Netflix and it inspired a new hatred for the man: Vlast ( http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1568910/ )
As a side note, I don't want to blame Harvard for the situation but this material is worthy of note: http://cemi.ehess.fr/docannexe/file/2735/how_harvard.pdf
That type of warfare is about logical as killing the buffalo to get rid of the Native Americas. I thought the Russian's had smarter military minds than that.
Desperation breeds bad ideas or it was a manufactured leak for propaganda and/or misdirection.