The official Twitter account of Ukraine's Ministry of Defense mocked them unmercifully for vacationing in Crimea, to the tune of Bananarama's "Cruel Summer."
August 11, 2022

With Russians fleeing after a suspected Ukrainian missile attack completely wiped out a Russian airbase in Crimea, hundreds of thousands of Russians tried to run back to Russia, apparently unaware or in denial that they were even in a war zone. A likely Ukrainian missile attack on Tuesday rudely disabused them of those notions.

The official Twitter account of Ukraine's Ministry of Defense mocked them unmercifully, to the tune of Bananarama's "Cruel Summer." Ukraine is showing the world what an information war is like in the 21st century.

Source: Daily Beast

Ukraine’s defense ministry published a video Thursday mocking Russian tourists who fled Crimea after huge explosions ripped through an airbase on the occupied peninsula this week. Footage shared on social media earlier this week showed beachgoers running for cover after the blasts at the Saki base, an attack that has been credited to Ukrainian special forces. Although Kyiv authorities are yet to formally take responsibility for the attack, the defense ministry’s trolling video mocked the Kremlin’s account of what caused the explosions. “Unless they want an unpleasantly hot summer break, we advise our valued Russian guests not to visit Ukrainian Crimea,” the caption alongside the video said. “Because no amount of sunscreen will protect them from the hazardous effects of smoking in unauthorised areas.” The trolling video—which uses Bananarama’s “Cruel Summer” as a soundtrack—apparently shows a Russian tourist crying after being forced to flee Crimea before the clip ends with the words: “Crimea is Ukraine.”

From their official page.

A day after they began fleeing Russian tourists were still stuck in traffic.

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