Russian Ambassador: ‘Odious’ Lindsey Graham Risks Nuclear War Over a Drone

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Reuters/Anatoly Antonov

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was copping it from all sides Wednesday night – annoying both Russia and Tucker Carlson—after the Republican suggested that the U.S. should shoot down Russian planes if they “ever get near another U.S. asset flying in international waters.”

Russia was the first to bite back, with Anatoly Antonov, Russia’s Ambassador to Washington, reserving some strong words for the South Carolina Senator. He wrote on Telegram and in Russian media that: “The calls of some legislators go beyond common sense.”

“The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation explained in detail the reasons and procedure for the actions of Russian pilots during yesterday's incident over the Black Sea,” Antonov said.

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