#russian embassy trolls UK prime minister with Pepe cartoon

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Twitter trolling helped Donald Trump become the US president-elect, and now it’s infecting international diplomacy. The Twitter account for Russia’s embassy in London sent a message yesterday taunting UK prime minister Theresa May, suggesting that that the prospect of closer ties between the US and Russia was worrying for Britain — catty, but accurate. The kicker, though, was that the tweet also included of a picture of Pepe, the favorite frog meme of neo-Nazis and white nationalists.

This isn’t actually much of a departure…

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