Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev jokingly suggested to rename Americano “rusiano”. The Prime Minister has flashed wit during the signing ceremony of agreements on the results of the meeting of the Eurasian intergovernmental Council, held on 16 November in Gorki in Moscow region.
According to RIA “Novosti”Medvedev praised the colleagues from Belarus, because they “behaved exceptionally constructive”. In response, the Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said that in this he was helped by East coffee.
Medvedev also found the name of the drink politically incorrect. “He says give me an Americano. It actually sounds politically incorrect!” – said Prime Minister, addressing one of the participants of the meeting of the Council, and proposed to rename the coffee. “Rusiano”, – said the head of the Russian government.
Joke Medvedev has generated a lot of ridicule in social networks. “Medvedev proposed to rename the U.S. in rusian. Also emit “Rusiansky tragedy” Dreiser and the TNT show “and While history X” – ironically one of the users in Twitter.
“Rename Americano “rusiano” is a great idea, and even better – to take away from Medvedev’s iPhone, replacing it with the Yota phone”, – is said in another microblog.
The Prime Minister recalled and it became a catch phrase in conversation with the pensioners in Crimea, “Medvedev proposed to rename the popular Americano coffee in rusian. And whether it is “stay and good mood” rename money?”
Meanwhile, the idea of Medvedev nolonger. Even in 2014, some coffee shops in Crimea after held a referendum on joining the Peninsula to Russia to offer its visitors coffee “Russians” or “Crimean” instead of the usual Americano. Then users also mocked the new name of the drink.