Putin mocks Obama: ‘angry and shallow brained’ political ‘corpse’
And the Konstantin Kosachev, head of the upper house of the Russian Duma’s committee on foreign affairs, was reported by The Observer to have called Obama a ‘political corpse’.
‘The leaving administration has no reason and no political or moral right for such drastic and disruptive steps with regards to bilateral relations with Russia,’ he said.
‘Forgive me for being harsh, but I just cannot find other words: this is the agony of not the lame ducks, but of political corpses.’
It was part of an attack which saw the foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova claim the US and American people were ‘humiliated by their own President’ in what she described as the Cold War-style measures against Moscow. – READ MORE