The Russian embassy in the UK has tweeted a cartoon of Ukrainian President Volodmyr Zelensky with a giant nose.
The Ukrainian leader is pictured as a character in the cartoon series The Simpsons writing: “I will not fire missiles at Poland anymore” repeatedly on a blackboard, a reference to the missiles that landed in Poland last week.
Oh look…the official Russian Embassy in Britain account has given Zelensky a massive nose. Utterly disgusting antisemitism from one of the permanent members of the UN Security Council here. https://t.co/EQoclTEQ5u
— David Patrikarakos (@dpatrikarakos) November 22, 2022
Russia has previously accused Ukraine of being “ruled by Nazis” which justified its invasion to “de-Nazify” the country, offering no evidence of Zelensky’s government being run by Nazis.
Zelensky lashed out at Russia on Monday, saying Moscow’s disinformation campaign has had a powerful impact on countries like Israel and Germany, but that Ukraine was overall succeeding in rallying the world against Russia.
“They’ve spread the disinformation in many African and Asian countries, they have a powerful impact on Israel, on Germany and many other European countries, their TV channels with disinformation until recently worked in the United States and many other countries of the world.”
Ukraine can’t fight Russia with weapons only, he said, but that if they managed to “penetrate” the wall of lies, the nation would be able to “unite the whole world.”
“This is not over yet, but still we’re hoping (Russian President Vladimir) Putin can hear us and that the information that we have is becoming a weapon and becoming a powerful weapon,” Zelensky said.
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