Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s Vice Premier and former ambassador to NATO, posted a short message on Twitter Thursday evening commenting that «Yury Dolgoruky» now is ready for mission: “???????, ??????! ?????? ???).” English translation would be something like: “Shiver, bourgeois! You’re done with!).” The word “??????» is Soviet slang for capitalists or foreigners. 

Norway’s Foreign Minister does not like Rogozin’s wording. “It is in itself not worrying that Russia commissions new submarines to replace the older ones,” says Espen Barth Eide to BarentsObserver. What worries is the rhetoric. “A language that remains of Cold War rhetoric is used too often. That worries me.”

Cold War rhetoric worries Norwegian Foreign minister | Barentsobserver

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