On Tuesday, the official Russian foreign ministry Twitter account sent the following tweet about Australia's desire to leave Russia out of an upcoming G20 meeting because of its invasion of Ukraine.
In jumped Carl Bildt — the foreign minister of Sweden, a prolific tweeter, and a longtime critic of Vladimir Putin's Russia — to point out to Russia's foreign ministry that Australia's foreign minister is a woman.
About 24 hours later, the Russian foreign ministry fired back, saying its reference to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as a "he" was merely a "misprint." And that it meant to say "it." And that..."aren't?"
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