Russia was indignant with the statement of the Minister of defence of Germany Ursula von der Leyen about the need for tougher policies against Moscow for conflict settlement in the Donbass. Leyen Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu made the controversial statement, he advised the Berlin Germany not to talk with Moscow from a position of strength, remembering the “lessons of history”. He declared it on air of TV channel “Russia 24”.
“As far as talking from a position of strength: again — go back in history. If you do not read — ask the grandparents: what is it like to talk with Russia from a position of strength. They’ll probably be able to tell you,” advised the Minister.
The Minister immediately became a meme.
In comments to the news in Twittet Lenta.ru user Useless citizen advised Shoigu to ask the German grandfathers recipe of turning the devastated country into the most prosperous European economy.
As a “Historian” advised to recall lend-lease, reducing the degree of self-importance.
A number of users recalled launched in Russia’s pension reform, which, in their opinion, lead to the extinction of those winners Germany.
A blogger from Ukraine to his Twitter asked Shoigu, do I need to ask about Russian victories… of Genghis Khan.
We will remind, the day before Shoigu accused of lying to representatives of the defense Ministry of Sweden.