The Russian Embassy in the UK has stuck its foot in its mouth just a bit. The embassy tweeted the Russian Ministry of Defense with the message, “Extremists near Aleppo received several truckloads of chemical ammo,” accompanied with the above image.
There’s just one small problem, the included image isn’t from a Russian spy satellite or a surveillance plane. No, it’s a screenshot from the popular Command and Conquer video games.
Now, we’ll give the embassy some credit since the image is for “illustrative purposes only.” However, the internet is relentless and Twitter let the embassy have it with a barrage of tweets. Here are a few of the best:
That’s not all. The hits kept coming for the Russians on this one:
Don’t worry folks we’re not done yet, and we saved a couple of the best for last.