Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

Every time there is a diplomatic scandal ending in expulsion of Russian diplomats, with the following countermeasures by Russia, it makes me wonder. What if Russia did not respond by expelling other country’s diplomats (kind of like what Putin did during the Obama-to-Trump transition)? What would the consequences be? Why does our foreign ministry feel obliged to, as they put it, "respond"? I mean, even if there were some weird diplomatic protocol that required a country to kick out someone's diplomats if theirs were kicked out, why not just fuck the protocol? Why not shrug it off?
Subscribe

  • (no subject)

    Results of a survey. No idea who those guys are or how reliable their data, but I've been wondering for a while now what people mean when they say…

  • (no subject)

    I'm listening to The Ickabog, by J.K. Rowling and read, with much gusto, by Stephen Fry. What started like a nice children's tale not dissimilar from…

  • (no subject)

    From today's questions to the Prime Minister: Mr Speaker, today, millions of Uyghur people in China live in fear under a cruel regime. The BBC,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments