The Eskort team imagined how Russians would feel if this were true, and created staged reactions from across the world…

A mother fears for the life of her son who left for South Africa and hasn’t been heard from since; while Russians wonder what they did to deserve this and call on their President to show the full might of Russian power.

To view the spoof ‘news’ websites where this news gains traction, please follow the below links.

Russian News Response

Chinese News Response

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