It’s about the Taliban forcing women to wear again burqas outdoor. Turn the cartoon upside down, you’ll see them.
From where I live, it looked pretty great in 1944, when they landed to free us.
I would argue it IS the West. I think Putin did not expect such a reaction. See from the US, it might not seem so, but from here in Europe, it looks as hard decisions being made, and their cost is being felt: Germany rearming, the UE preparing a fossil fuels’ embargo, NATO sending heavy equipment to Ukraine, Sweden and Finland soon to join NATO, doubling its border with Russia… It all adds up.
In fact, it could be WEST instead of US.
You’re right. Still, I was only answering the comment about nobody looking for the « made in Russia » label. Turns out quite a few people do. Some are probably reconsidering now…
Actually, Russia is one of the biggest arms’ seller, and its weapons are quite looked for. Amongst their main customers: India, China, South East Asia countries, Turkey (yes, despite being a NATO member)…
I suspect it works with pedals. Or a steam engine.
Years before the Internet, cookies and tracing ads… That was prescient.
Poland and Bulgaria. Russia cut off their gas supply.
Actually, he didn’t say it. He painted it…