As attention has turned toward Russia in the investigation of the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 over Ukraine, a London Times editorial cartoon takes square aim at Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Thomas Wright, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, posted the cartoon Saturday on Twitter:
— Tom Wright (@thomaswright08) July 19, 2014
Most Twitter responses ranged from, “Wow,” to “Oh, man,” but a few others were notable, given Putin’s reputation.
— Patricia Saunders (@DrPattySue) July 19, 2014
One Twitter user reminds us of Putin’s not-so-distant history as a KGB officer for the Soviet Union when the Soviets shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007 in 1983:
@thomaswright08 @RCOSTA_EXPRESSO missing the Korean Air one there or is it at the Kremln?
— joao moreira de sa (@arcebispo) July 19, 2014
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