Julian Assange
Julian Assange on a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London (Image: AAP/Lloyd Jones)

Racing round the world this morning is a fresh "shock horror" WikiLeaks story, which purports to show that even if the organisation isn't just a bunch of balalaika strumming Cossacks in the pay of Putin, it may as well be.

"WikiLeaks Turned Down Leaks of Russian Government During US Presidential Campaign" the headline reads to a piece on the Foreign Policy site. Has the smoking AK-47 been found?