British tabloid shows zero knowledge of Russia’s traditions

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Russian diplomats have come across an ignorant mistake in the Daily Express article, published on the recent testing of the Russian Sarmat ICBM. The corresponding response is published on Twitter .

Embassy staff were perplexed by the following phrase: “The test launch, shown on “Easter message” message video, from the Russian ministry of defense… ”

This weekend was Easter Weekend for a number of Christian denominations world wide – Orthodoxy differs. “Dear Daily Express, we are celebrating Easter next week. Please, do a bit of research,” the embassy said in a statement.

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Essentially, these “journalists” are writing about a country they know absolutely nothing about, making up context. Sometimes we wonder here at Fort Russ if they work in padded rooms so as not to hurt themselves?


Source RIA
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