Russian embassy takes dig at election meddling allegations with one simple tweet

Allegations have been levelled against the Kremlin for interfering with last year's US presidential election


News Desk May 05, 2017
PHOTO: AFP

For all those who think Russians don't have a sense of humour, the country's London embassy is on a mission to prove them wrong.

Theresa May recently slammed the European Union, stating EU officials were meddling in Britain's June election. The quote on the front page of British newspaper The Times carried this warning by May.

This Russian Embassy used JK Rowling quote to slam Western media

Posting a picture of the page, the Russian embassy Twitter account said, “Praise God it's not Russia this time”, taking a dig at the various allegations leveled against the Kremlin for interfering with last year's US presidential election and in various European polls that have taken place this year.



Russia's London embassy has on various occasions hit back with controversial tweets. While it may be considered undiplomatic, the tweets gain a lot of traction and are a source of laughter.

In February, the Russian embassy tweeted a photo of a driver being pulled over by the police. The tweet stated it was an 'epidemic' or 'fashion' in the West "with everybody claiming being hacked by Russia."



Previously, in December when then US President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats, the embassy tweeted a photo of a duck with the word 'LAME'. The embassy added, “Everybody, including American people, will be glad to see the last of this hapless administration." The tweet garnered over 22,000 retweets.



Most recently in April, the embassy hit back at Donald Trump critics and had a message for those who think the US President is a Russian puppet. The message came in form of a Leonardo diCaprio meme.



 

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