President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Sunday has posted on his Twitter page cover of the special issue of the reputable magazine The Economist, in which he appeared between the Prime Minister of Britain David Cameron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra modi. Internet users quickly recognized the obvious fake and began to mock the head of state, who allegedly seduced by fake.

Your message in social networks Poroshenko was accompanied by the following text: “Some gifts are not perceived as a compliment, but as a personal responsibility. Incorporate in the agenda for the holidays”. Also recording the attached photo edition.

However, the real cover of The Economist magazine looks different. So, the inscription on the cover reads: “the World in 2016,” while in version Poroshenko the world in 2017. in addition, in the original place of the Ukrainian President, there is a portrait of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. As noted by the Correspondent, a few hours after publishing the post was deleted. Now a direct link to the tweet leads to a non-existent page.

Some time later, in the presidential administration explained that the “improved” cover of The Economist Petro Poroshenko received as a Christmas gift, and a violent reaction media, mainly Russian, is caused by the absence of journalists proper sense of humor.

“About acclaimed publication with a cover, which was removed from official Poroshenko at our request: a Deluxe copy of the final annual magazine have been replaced by the year (2017) and a portrait of Putin. Apart from the masses of positive feedback this post also caused a strong reaction of individual members and Russian media. Last without a single drop of humor took this cover as a very real possibility of losing Russia among world leaders,” reads the page up in Facebook.

The emergence of Poroshenko on the cover of The Economist has time to comment on in Russia. In particular, the Chairman of the international Affairs Committee of the state Duma Alexei Pushkov has named the publication “Chronicles of Narnia”. “Poroshenko seriously see themselves on the cover of The Economist next to the leaders of Germany, USA, India, China. Dreams, far from reality,” – said Pushkov on his page in Twitter.




In the administration Poroshenko explained his appearance on the cover of The Economist Christmas humor 04.01.2016

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