July 01, 2016

Crimea River

A gaffe by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev caught on video has exploded on the internet into a popular meme. During a trip to Crimea Medvedev came face to face with a crowd of angry locals, leading to the following exchange:

Crowd: It’s impossible to survive! Prices are outrageous!

Medvedev: Pensions are a separate issue entirely.

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