Defence secretary Gavin Williamson just gave a speech this afternoon responding to the incident in Salisbury in which he told Russia to ‘go away and shut up’.
Watch the bizarre Russia response from Williamson here:
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson says “Russia should go away” and “shut up” pic.twitter.com/WTRIS0VRtF
— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 15, 2018
Here are some of the more biting reviews on Twitter (nothing from the Russian Embassy in London yet though…):
1) Time to defect to Russia?
2) Not… fiery enough
3) Like a less butch David Miliband
5) A sobering reminder
Scrapbook reported earlier today on Tory cuts to the MoD that may have left the UK open to attack. Telling Russia to ‘go away’ seems a rather less effective strategy than proper funding for defence…