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Kremlin Mic Drop: West’s ‘Zoo Animals’ Aren’t Able to Boss Around the Russian Bear

Shoigu gets allegorical

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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu reminded us today why Russia has the world's best leaders.

Taking a swipe at UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon’s warning for Moscow to keep its "paws" out of Libya, Shoigu came up with this beautiful, allegorical mic drop:

<figcaption>Don't even try</figcaption>
Don't even try

"If we continue the topic of animals … What have they got on their emblem, the lion? As the old saying goes: all lions are cats, but not all cats are lions. Let everyone tackle their own problems themselves. We don’t think their zoos have raised any animal that is able to boss the bear around," Shoigu told students of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations at the opening of a youth forum.

Shoigu is our spirit animal.

 

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