Russia says Liz Truss was a ‘catastrophically illiterate disgrace’ of a PM

‘Britain has never known such a disgrace of a prime minister,’ says Moscow

David Harding
Thursday 20 October 2022 16:23 BST

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Russia’s foreign ministry savaged outgoing British Prime Minister Liz Truss, calling her a disgrace of a leader who would be remembered for her “catastrophic illiteracy”.

Just minutes after Truss announced the end of her brief premiership, Moscow waded in.

“Britain has never known such a disgrace of a prime minister,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a social media post.

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