As officials in Moscow said that US diplomats would be ordered to leave in a tit-for-tat response, the Russian Embassy used Twitter to make its point with little panache.
“President Obama expels 35 🇷iplomats in Cold War deja vu. Everybody, including the American people, will be glad to see the last of this hapless administration,” it said.
President Obama expels 35 🇷🇺 diplomats in Cold War deja vu. As everybody, incl 🇺🇸 people, will be glad to see the last of this hapless Adm. pic.twitter.com/mleqA16H8D— Russian Embassy, UK (@RussianEmbassy) December 29, 2016
Russia also deemed it fit to retaliate in a huge way, read more tweets below:
#Peskov: We will certainly response adequately and it will be determined in line with decisions adopted by Russian President pic.twitter.com/8HHGcVllKC— Russia in USA 🇷🇺 (@RusEmbUSA) December 29, 2016
#Peskov: There is no doubt that Russia's adequate and mirror response will make Washington officials feel very uncomfortable as well— Russia in USA 🇷🇺 (@RusEmbUSA) December 29, 2016
The particular tweet above obviously lead to the "lame duck" tweet... lolz, more tweets still.
We consider new sanctions of current administration against #Russia, Russian diplomats, their families in the US, not just as unfriendly act— Russia in USA 🇷🇺 (@RusEmbUSA) December 30, 2016