June 19, 2014

Russia's Bad Manners Will Be Its Downfall

Ivan Sukhov, Moscow Times

The Associated Press

A wave of anger passed through Russia after Russian media widely broadcast Ukrainian Acting Foreign Minister Andriy Deshchytsia's obscene comment about President Vladimir Putin, made while attempting to calm a mob attacking the Russian Embassy in Kiev.

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