Vladimir Putin’s Yellow Coronavirus Suit photo drives Internet crazy: Check out some of best memes
Russian President Vladimir Putin, wearing a yellow hazmat suit with a mask, visited patients receiving treatment for coronavirus in a hospital in Moscow. Soon, photos of him in the suit sparked dozens of memes on social media. Here are the best ones:
Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited patients receiving treatment for coronavirus in a hospital in Moscow. He toured the facility, including the wards, wearing a yellow hazmat suit with a mask.
During the surprise visit, Putin thanked the hospital's head physician, Denis Protsenko, on how things were progressing at at the Kommunarka hospital, saying it operated "like clockwork, a well-oiled machine."
Soon, pictures from Putin’s inspection went viral on Russian social media, sparking dozens of memes. Take a look at a few of our favourites:
Putin’s look was immediately compared to minions. One user wrote: “Where did you lose your pants?”
The struggle is real sometimes, said this Twitter user:
Meanwhile, on a serious note, Russia has seen its sharpest spike in coronavirus numbers in the past 24 hours, adding 182 confirmed cases, 136 of which are in Moscow. The total number of cases in the country now stands at 840, with three deaths, according to Russian health authorities.
Now, Moscow is closing all restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and parks from March 28 until April 5 for the “stay-at-home holidays” announced by Putin on Wednesday, the city’s mayor said in a statement.
The Russian government has also moved to ban all regular and charter international flights starting from March 27, per government decree.