Well played, murderous Russian dictator. Well played.

Russia forces French to call champagne 'sparkling wine', reserves 'shampanskoye' for local bubbly.”

France's champagne industry is up in arms after Russia enacted a new law forcing producers from the Champagne region to label their bubbly "sparkling wine" while allowing domestic producers to continue to sell "shampanskoye".

I dunno. I get it that Putin is a world historical villain but… but…

I just can’t help but smirk at this ABC story.