Unsurprisingly, people aren't pleased.
Stephanie Marie Anderson

25 Oct 2016 - 2:57 PM  UPDATED 25 Oct 2016 - 2:57 PM

London's Russian Embassy is being slammed on Twitter after posting a cartoon depicting Europeans as rainbow-flag flying piggy banks, held captive in a concentration camp, while a giant Russian bear shows off his strength.

"If Russia is in decline, why worry?" The tweet asks. "Maybe, real worry is West's decline and that we manage things better?"

Accompanying the cartoon is a note that the image is for "illustration purposes", which could be argued is the the purpose of all images.

Needless to say, people on Twitter aren't thrilled at the illustration.

Russia recently shut down the country's most popular LGBTQIA+ website, and earlier this year, a gay couple in Moscow was arrested for leaving a tribute to the victims of the Orlando gun massacre outside the US embassy.

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